How Much People Are Spending On Emergency Coronavirus Supplies
Americans are spending about $178 to stockpile supplies for what they expect will be a long social-distancing stretch due to the coronavirus pandemic. Shoppers are spending that money on cleaning supplies, food, water and paper products like toilet tissue.
People are also buying medications, alcohol and entertainment items like movies, a LendingTree survey of 1,000 Americans found.
The spread of COVID-19 has forced some parts of the U.S. to practice "social distancing," which means not gathering in larger groups.. The World Health Organization is encouraging people to