Uber driver reveals how he's keeping his car virus-free
Before, I worked about 40 hours per week; now, maybe 60 hours. In the last week, I’ve made 20 trips to grocery stores to pick up riders. It’s usually five per week. I’ve also made 25 trips to and from hospitals — twice as many as normal.
Every day, I disinfect my car with Clorox wipes, then I spray a coat of Lysol. After every two or three passengers, I pull over and disinfect the car all over again. My sister, who’s a health aide, gave me latex gloves and masks. I’m looking out for my passengers, for myself, and for my 88-year-old mother, who I live with.
I’m not scared. If I feel afraid, then I may as well stay home. I cannot think that, if a passenger starts coughing a bit, they have coronavirus. When I drop them off, I say goodbye and good luck.
— As told to Zachary Kussin
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