A Russian toilet paper factory increases production to avoid a toilet paper shortage amid the coronavirus pandemic, St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, March 25.
The factory increased its toilet paper production by 25% in order to avoid a shortage in the supermarkets over the coronavirus pandemic.
Toilet paper has become one of the commodities shoppers across the world have hoarded as the coronavirus crisis forces people to stay indoors.
In Australia, major grocers have restricted supplies to one pack per person. In Japan, rolls are chained to the wall in public toilets. In Hong Kong, armed robbers carried out a heist as supplies were delivered to a supermarket.
Toilet paper has emerged as the unlikely No.1 stockpiling target for people across Asia who are worried that the spread of the coronavirus epidemic will lead to supply shortages.