The first week of the nationwide lockdown has officially passed. South Africans across the nation have handled the first full week inside in many different ways, from home workouts to frantically searching for things to keep those little ones busy.

Some people are using their time spent inside to master new skills, cook things they haven’t before and even attend online classes. While others are realising the perils of sitting on the couch all day.

Whether this week has been a breeze for you or a challenge, you’ve made it to the other side.

If you’re wondering how the rest of the nation is coping, here’s what SA has been getting up to after one week of lockdown, with a side of humour to get you through the next week ahead:


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A typical Thursday Lockdown in Capetown. ๐Ÿ‘Œ #lockdown #lockdown2020 #lockdownsouthafrica #lockdownsa #lockdowncapetown #lockdownct

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Made a brew now watching the sheets go round. Howโ€™s your lockdown social life? @lg_uk #lockdown2020 #mrshinchhome #cleansheetsarethebest

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Aimee Pace

Aimee is an avid gamer, enthusiastic yogi and animal lover. Addicted to anime, coffee and plant-based meals. Current favourite pastimes include, sewing and learning Japanese.