Grocery chains Publix and Winn-Dixie have announced they will be adjusting hours amid concerns of the coronavirus.
Beginning Saturday and until further notice, Publix stores and pharmacies companywide will close at 8 p.m.
Publix says the adjustment will give stores time to restock shelves and conduct additional sanitation measures.
Winn-Dixie announced on Monday that it will be closing stores at 9 p.m. until further notice. The company says it will allow employees time to " appropriately restock, and conduct additional sanitation procedures in service of providing a shopping experience you can always count on."
The fear over the spread of COVID-19 has sent shoppers around the world to panic buy — consumers around the world are stockpiling goods like hand sanitizer, canned food and toilet paper.