It appears the hysteria of the COVID-19 virus has hit Sault Ste. Marie shoppers who are stocking up on everything from food to toilet paper. Numerous reports to the SaultOnline.com newsroom show that many grocery stores including Romes, Metro and Food Basics along with Walmart have run out of certain supplies, namely toilet paper.
Panicked shoppers are stockpiling supplies in fear that stores may close or they might get the virus and not venture out for sometime. As of yet, there has not been a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Sault Ste. Marie.
Nationally and down south in the United States, there have been reports of fights breaking out over toilet paper, hand sanitizers. So far things have stayed civil here in the Sault.