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Burger King is offering free kids meals during COVID-19 school closures

Burger King will offer up to two free kids meals with any purchase

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Sebastiasn Antorcha eats one of the hamburger healthy meals at a south Miami Burger King Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

Sebastiasn Antorcha eats one of the hamburger healthy meals at a south Miami Burger King on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

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Starting Monday, Burger King is offering up to two free kids meals with any purchase made on the Burger King app or online, USA Today reports. Parents can redeem the coupon once per day through April 6.

While free kids meals will not be available for delivery, USA Today reports that Burger King will offer waiving delivery fees on orders more than $10.

“There’s a tremendous impact on children, as a result of all the school closures,” Jose Cil, Restaurant Brands (Burger King’s parent company) CEO, told Business Insider. “It’s one of the hardest hit groups of Americans, because they rely so significantly on school, for lunch ... Monday through Friday, for the better part of the year.”

The chain is encouraging customers to purchase their food through the app or online rather than at the drive-thru to implement a “minimized contact experience” to help lessen the risk of spreading COVID-19 between employees and customers.

CNBC reports that Burger King is also involved in discussions with the Trump administration about the future of restaurant and fast food chains during the COVID-19 outbreak.