Supermarket giant Tesco is rationing products as they battle to get a handle on coronavirus panic buying.
Shoppers have been stripping shelves of hand sanitiser, toilet roll and baked beans amid COVID – (hysteria.)
Now bosses at the UK’s biggest supermarket have decided to limit customers to five items each of UHT milk, pasta and baked beans, both online and in store, reports the Telegraph.
On the supermarket giant’s website, shoppers are told they have reached a five-item limit when trying to order the products.
The move comes as the number of cases in the UK soared to , rising by on Saturday, after a second death was recorded in the UK.
It comes as videos were posted showing hoards of manic shoppers pushing trolleys piled high with long-life goods.
At Costco in Chingford , London, shoppers were limited to one case of water each due to reported shortages.
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Tesco is also limiting purchases of children’s cough medicine, Calpol, wipes and sprays.