Panic buyers hit the shops to stock up as second national lockdown looms

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PANIC buying appears to have started again today as dozens of shoppers were pictured queuing for Costco this morning.

Trolleys were loaded with milk and loo roll as Britain faces a second national lockdown next week.

Huge queues were seen outside Costco in Manchester this morning

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Huge queues were seen outside Costco in Manchester this morningCredit: Zenpix

One woman was seen stocking up on toilet roll

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One woman was seen stocking up on toilet rollCredit: Zenpix

Long queues were seen at Costco in Manchester this morning amid fears panic-buying has started already

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Long queues were seen at Costco in Manchester this morning amid fears panic-buying has started alreadyCredit: Zenpix

The Sun reported last night that the UK will be plunged back into lockdown as soon as Wednesday, after scientific advisers presented the government with "grim data" on the second wave.

The curbs, which would see everything closed except essential shops and educational settings, could be introduced on Wednesday and remain in place until December 1.

Pubs, bars and restaurants face being closed for weeks under the clampdown — which the Government is determined to avoid calling a new lockdown.

The threat of a shutdown prompted long queues outside Costco in Manchester today amid fears panic-buying had already begun.

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