29 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: How the first day of takeaways went

From Morning Report, 6:50 am on 29 April 2020

Restaurants and cafes are on a fast learning curve as they try to make the most of being back in business under Alert Level 3.

McDonald's for breakfast, a flat white in the morning, dumplings for lunch, and pizza for dinner - are now all possible.

On the first day of lockdown-lite fast foodees queued for hours and delivery companies were overwhelmed with one averging an order every eight seconds.

Harry Lock looks at how the first day of takeaways went.