Fears of a second wave of Covid-19 in Victoria has sent Hunter residents into a toilet paper buying frenzy today. The shelves of Coles and Woolworths have been stripped bare from Newcastle to Cessnock this afternoon, leaving many people scratching their heads in disbelief.
There is no virus here in the Hunter and there is no need to panic buy toilet paper. Coles and Woolworths both have plenty of stock, but this sudden increase in demand will put strain on the supply chain. Restocking may take time people continue to buy more than they need.