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NEW YORK – An altercation between customers at a New York Costco shows the rising tensions as the coronavirus continues to spread.

Customers were seen yelling at each other while in an extraordinarily long line at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the bulk-item retailer in Brooklyn, WABC reported.

“Don’t let her touch me with that cart again,” a customer is heard yelling in the video as an employee tries to intervene.

“As human beings, we’ve got to come together at a time like this,” a Costco employee can be heard saying. “So I need you guys to calm down.”