Toilet paper is in high demand.
Washington state has become somewhat the center of the coronavirus outbreak in the US. So far, six people have died of the virus there.
In Seattle, people have been tweeting videos and pictures of empty shelves and long lines in grocery stores.
Sooo, while I’d expect people to stock up on canned goods and hand sanitizer, I was surprised to see that toilet paper has become a hot commodity.
It’s a toilet paper crisis out there.
TP is in very high demand.
Long lines and no toilet paper.
If you’re in the market for toilet paper, then I’d avoid Seattle if I were you.
People are finding empty shelves where plentiful rolls of TP once stood.
In this Safeway, the TP supply was picked over but not sold out:
This Costco was completely out of toilet paper:
And this Target was fully out of bananas and running dangerously low on toilet paper:
It’s a “toilet paper gold rush” out there!
This person went to three stores, with very little luck:
And this person tweeted about their hunt for one roll of toilet paper:
So while toilet paper aisles are running low, it’s important to understand a few things.
And read this: