Santa Claus shortage caused by COVID: “They tend to get sick”
Meeting Santa is an annual tradition for some families, but a nationwide reported shortage of Santa Claus means there are fewer Saint Nicks to meet this year. And COVID is to blame.
Mitch Allen, Founder of Hire Santa, a national Santa recruiting company (once featured in ‘Shark Tank’), said, “We are seeing an increase of at least 120% in our demand for Santa’s services this year. year, but we actually have 15% fewer Santa Claus due to a number of COVID passes. “