Shelves Bare Inside Florida Supermarket as COVID-19 Cases Rise

A shopper in Florida’s Polk County found shelves emptied of toilet paper at a supermarket in Auburndale on Friday afternoon, November 20, as COVID-19 cases rose across the state.

This footage taken on Friday afternoon shows an aisle at a Walmart in Auburndale, Florida. Similar scenes were reported at stores in Pennsylvania, Washington, and West Virginia.

As of November 21, Florida had reported 923,418 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including 26,091 in Polk County, and 17,889 deaths. Credit: Jennifer Oney via Storyful

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