It's official. Toronto and Peel region are headed back into lockdown on Monday and Doug Ford is already worried about panic buying.

Ford pleaded with residents to avoid buying more than they need during a press conference on Friday. 

The next time you go on a food trip, the premier is asking you to only buy what you need for "a week or two."

Editor's Choice: Doug Ford Is Officially Putting Toronto & Peel Into Lockdown

Please avoid panic buying right now. There is no need to buy more than you need.

Doug Ford

"By avoiding the panic buying, we can make sure that supply chains are not impacted and there is enough for everyone," Ford stated. 

While multiple venues will be closing their doors, grocery stores will remain open during the lockdown. 

At the beginning of the year, stores were stripped bare after Ford's government announced the province's first lockdown.

Everything from toilet paper to ground beef became temporarily unavailable to residents, thanks to worried Ontarians' panic buying. 

Ford's government assured residents the new lockdown measures were necessary to stop the second wave of COVID-19.

 
 
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