Lisa Faulkner shares family member's difficult supermarket experience during COVID-19 pandemic - EpicNews

March 19, 2020 – 21:50 GMT Aisha Nozari

Lisa Faulkner took to Instagram on Thursday to share an essential story. The former EastEnders star revealed that her aunt’s companion, who’s in his 70s, had issue meals buying due to coronavirus chaos. She defined in a video: “I’ve just been speaking to my aunty, and her boyfriend, man friend, who is in his late 70s I think, [he] went to Sainsbury’s today just outside Guilford, at the time when older people are meant to go. He said there was an absolute stampede to get in.”

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Lisa continued: “He was nearly knocked over by healthy and well younger people to get in. There was nothing on the shelves, and he also had to queue for over an hour. So come on Sainsbury’s. Nobody is policing it. Not fair.”

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Lisa shared the message on Instagram 

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It was introduced earlier this week that sure supermarkets would give the aged precedence in devoted buying periods during the coronavirus pandemic, for instance, older residents have been capable of store at some Lidl shops earlier than they open to the remainder of the general public. The determination was made after quite a few experiences surfaced regarding panic shopping for and cabinets being left empty, placing older individuals at an obstacle. 

On Wednesday, Lisa once more urged her followers to be thoughtful in the direction of others during these unsure instances. Sharing an intimate selfie from mattress alongside her husband, MasterChef choose John Torode, Lisa wrote: “Good morning. It’s the little things like having a cup of tea in bed with my husband before we start our day. Chatting and planning what we can do, how we can help.”

She added: “Being thankful for the things we have and mostly the love we have with each other and our children and family and friends. Hang in there everyone. We can get through this together.” 

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