Coronavirus panic buying has resulted in an unexpected boon in sales to what has clearly seen as an essential item to many - sex toys.
It seems that sales in "the global pleasure industry" are ahead of schedule as people all around the world seem determined to make the very best of a bad situation.
Sales data for sex toy brand Womanizer show sales numbers are well above projections, with global data year to date showing more than a 50% surge on original forecasts.
Taken country by country, the data also follows a pattern according to where the majority of outbreaks are currently, or the stockpiling that precedes it.
The numbers in short from period January 1 to March 6:
Italy: Trending 60% above forecast;
France: 40% above;
United States: 75% above;
Canada: 135% above;
German-speaking countries: 40% above;
Hong Kong: 71% sales increase from January to February;
Japan: 52% sales increase from January to February;
Australia: 31% sales increase from January to February;
UK: 13% sales increase from January to February.