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Britons Unleash Meme Fest to Cope With Another Strict Lockdown Imposed in UK Amid New Strain

Britons unleashed a meme fest on Twitter over lockdown

The first nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly virus was imposed on March 23, 2020, in the UK. Since then, Britons have faced some of the strictest social distancing rules to curb the spread of the virus.

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  • Last Updated: January 06, 2021, 17:27 IST
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Coronavirus pandemic and the following lockdown that induced in the UK have become so prolonged in the country that netizens have started making memes on social media to describe their situation.

The first nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly virus was imposed on March 23, 2020, in the UK. Since then, Britons have faced some of the strictest social distancing rules to curb the spread of the virus.

Last year, as news of vaccine approvals came, there was excitement among the Britons who eagerly waited for Christmas celebrations. However, cases of mutated coronavirus were reported in the UK which led the government to impose another series of lockdown across the country dampening the holiday season. Now, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a stricter lockdown. The measures come in the backdrop of growing pressure on the country’s National Health Service (NHS), who are dealing with the new mutated coronavirus that is estimated to be 50-70% more infections. In the UK, the new coronavirus infections have crossed 50,000 per day, and daily deaths have gone to hundreds.

To deal with the current scenario, Britons have now taken to sarcasm, and witty memes to cope with the situation.

This user decided to take a dig at the examinations that are taking place despite the lockdowns that are in place in the country.

Coronavirus pandemic and the following lockdown that induced in the UK have become so prolonged in the country that netizens have started making memes on social media to describe their situation.

‘Kya karu main, mar jau?’: Twitterati find the ‘fun angle’ in alarming new COVID-19 strain, check these hilarious memes

New Delhi | Jagran Trending Desk: The year 2020 turned out to be the most dreadful year where people all over the world were locked up at their homes just to curb the outspread of COVID-19 virus. Now, as everyone is ready to bid adieu to the year 2020, people have pinned their hopes on the coming year 2021. They are of hopes that vaccination will soon come into being and will cure all the patients suffering from the pandemic. However, the situation still looks bleak because reports are doing rounds regarding the new strain of COVID-19 in the UK.

As cases continue to surge, a rogue new strain of Coronavirus, called VUI202012?01, which reportedly spreads 70 per cent faster has been found in the UK. Now, this has become a topic of concern, as well as managed to grab enough attention to make memes on the upcoming year. Twitteratis are going berserk as soon as this news broke out and start trending #Mutation and #COVID20 on social media. Netizens have been sharing memes, targeting the year 2021, will leave you in splits

A rogue new strain of Coronavirus called VUI202012 01 which reportedly spreads 70 per cent faster has been found in the UK Now this has become a topic of concern as well as managed to grab enough attention to make memes