At census.gov you can view data (select Minnesota regarding food scarcity, by week (“Percentage of adults in households where there was either sometimes or often not enough to eat in the last 7 days”).
Lockdowns have bankrupted more than 100,000 businesses in the U.S. alone and plunged a billion people into poverty and deadly food insecurity that, among other devastating harms, kill 10,000 African children monthly
- 25% closed since January 2020 as of 12/16/20 – Harvard tracker
- List of business in Minneapolis that have PERMANENTLY closed. This list may not be complete. https://bringmethenews.com/minnesota-lifestyle/burger-jones-in-minneapolis-announces-permanent-closure, https://twincities.eater.com/2020/3/2/21152801/twin-cities-minneapolis-st-paul-restaurant-closed-2020
- List of businesses in Minnesota that have PERMANENTLY closed. On Dec. 28, the Star Tribune listed 94 restaurants in the Twin Cities that had permanently shuttered after a year of shutdowns and riots devastated the region. The list was far from comprehensive, but was still about triple the number reported in 2019.
- 85% of independent restaurants may go out of business by the end of 2020, according to the Independent Restaurant Coalition: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/85-of-independent-restaurants-could-permanently-close-in-2020-report-2020-6