BOSTON (CBS) – All Hannaford stores will be closed on Easter Sunday to give employees a day off during the coronavirus crisis.

The grocery store made the announcement in a letter to customers.

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“We wanted to let you know that we have decided to close all our retail locations this Easter Sunday, April 12. It’s our honor to give our associates some well-deserved time with their loved ones,” the store said.

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Customers are asked to consider doing their holiday shopping in advance of Sunday.

Big Y announced a similar plan Wednesday. The chain will close on Sunday and Monday.

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All Massachusetts grocery stores are currently ordered to maintain capacity at 40 percent or below.