Second-wave fears of coronavirus in Australia have AGAIN sparked a panic buying of toilet paper.
The news of an increase in coronavirus cases in Victoria has some shoppers worried and many have decided to stock up on once ‘valuable’ commodity- toilet paper.
People have been seen stocking up and urging families to do the same.
“I’m not getting caught out again,” one man said.
The worrying news quickly spread out with other shoppers rushing to ‘get in’ before ‘everything is gone’.
Woolworths has also confirmed and said, they are experiencing “elevated demand” for toilet paper, as coronavirus cases continue to spike in Victoria.
“Already people stocking up once again, in the main the last couple of days, toilet paper, tissues, and paper towels,” said one Woolies shopper on Twitter.
Woolworths spokesperson has issued a statement for 7NEWS, urging shoppers to only buy the supplies they need.
“We’ve seen elevated demand for toilet roll in a handful of Melbourne stores today,” the spokesperson said.
“We have plenty of stock to draw on in our distribution centres and will replenish shelves in those stores quickly.
“We’ll continue to keep a close eye on stock levels in the coming days, and ask customers to buy only what they need.”