Panic Over Supplies: Costco Stores In Canada In Complete Havoc As Shoppers Stock Up For Coronavirus Doomsday Speculation 

Consumers are flooding to Costco stores to stock up as panic over the spread of the coronavirus increases.

On Thursday, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam urged Canadians to prepare for a possible outbreak of the virus by “keeping extra food and medication on hand, managing childcare arrangements, and preparing alternate arrangements for work.” She restated that for now the risk to Canadians remains low.

In Costco Burlington, the line stretched around the block. Due to the long waiting hours, many couldn’t even enter the stores.


While many were busy stocking up the essentials, some had their eyes on the prize….


In BC, meat and chicken flew off the shelves as panic led the shoppers to stock up on packaged meat.

Over the weekend, the case of coronavirus doubled. With over 8 more cases tested positive for the virus, it’s no surprise that people are stocking on the provisions and move to a state of social isolation. But are the measures a bit extreme?

With the speculations of the outbreak becoming pandemic, consumers seemed to be panic-stricken, not only in Canada, but across the world. #CostcoPanicBuying is now trending on twitter, you can find some hilarious ways people are coping with the virus.

Gotta do what you gotta do, right?

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