Supermarket shelves across Croatia are emptying as people stock up on flour, pasta and disinfection products. The major supermarkets in Croatia have reported a higher turnover over the past few days as people panic buy in fear of a spread of coronavirus.
The first case of coronavirus in Croatia was recorded yesterday and all major points of entry into the country are being strictly controlled.
"In the past few days, we are seeing an increase in traffic and increased business activity in all stores and in Konzum's online store. Despite the increased demand, we have adequate supplies of all items and our stores and warehouses are well equipped," reported Konzum for the news agency HINA.
Photos of empty supermarket shelves across Croatia have appeared on social media, and it appears that people are worried about stocks of flour, pasta and milk. Also certain products connected with personal hygiene, such as protective gloves, disincentive hand cleaner and face masks are almost all sold out.