Housemates can go to work or school, but it’s going to be their job to stock up on groceries, pick up prescriptions, take care of the quarantined and keep the place clean.
Many don’t have housemates, and many housemates will be infected and running errands.
The article is right. Logistics aside, people simply cannot afford this. What is worse, companies are going to lose money and then lay people off.
2020 is going to be a year for the history books.