Africans, in general, make fun out of every situation. While the world at large is finding ways by which the spread of Coronavirus can be prevented, Africans are making fun of it.
In a South African Twitter trend dubbed #CoronaVirusChallenge, tweeps are sharing photos of funny costumes projecting protection against the deadly virus.
Nigerians comedians, for instance, are using Coronavirus for their comedy skits.
Check out some of the pictures below:
In related issues, the first case of coronavirus in South Africa has been confirmed.
On Thursday, the country’s Health Minister, Dr. Zweli Mkhize disclosed in a statement that a 38-year-old man tested positive for the (COVID-19) virus in KwaZulu-Natal after visiting Italy with his wife.
He said the man returned home on 1 March and was isolated due to the symptoms he was showing when he went for a check-up.
His statement read: “This morning, Thursday 5 March, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) confirmed that a suspected case of coronavirus has tested positive. The patient is a 38-year-old male who traveled to Italy with his wife. They were part of a group of 10 people and they arrived back in South Africa on 1 March 2020.
“The patient consulted a private general practitioner on 3 March, with symptoms of fever, headache, malaise, a sore throat, and a cough. The practice nurse took swabs and delivered it to the lab. The patient has been self-isolating since 3 March. The couple also has two children.
“The Emergency Operating Centre (EOC) has identified the contacts by interviewing the patient and doctor. The tracer team has been deployed to KwaZulu-Natal with epidemiologists and clinicians from NICD. The doctor has been self-isolated as well, as she may have picked up coronavirus too.”