By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – Macy’s announced it is trimming its store hours on both the opening and closing sides.

Macy’s stores will now open at 11 a.m. instead of 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. instead of 9 p.m.

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Company officials say they are preparing for a potential increase in COVID-19 cases among workers.

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They expect the new hours to last throughout January.

The change only applies to Monday through Thursday. Operating hours will not change for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

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