Waffle House closes over 400 locations due to coronavirus pandemic

Waffle House continues to close more restaurants nationwide due to the coronavirus.

March 25, 2020
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ST. LOUIS, MO (KYKY)- Waffle House is closing 418 restaurants across the U.S. because of the coronavirus and the number continues to grow.

Related: LIST: Coronavirus closings, cancellations and postponements

The popular chain says over 1,500 locations will remain open.

Waffle House made the announcement on Twitter and showed a map of the locations being closed.

There are St. Louis area-locations affected...to find out if your nearest Waffle House is closed, go to the Waffle House website.

The restaurant chain rarely closes under any circumstances, leading to what is known the Waffle House Index, which is an unofficial emergency system used to measure the severity of a storm.

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