There are now over 13.1 million confirmed cases of people infected with the coronavirus worldwide and the situation looks dire. However, people haven’t given up yet and are doing what humans do in hard times: they poke fun at the crisis to laugh and boost their spirits.

The Bored Panda team has collected some of the funniest and freshest jokes about the ‘Coronapocalypse’ floating on the net to show you that there’s plenty of humor around even in the darkest times. So scroll down and upvote your fave jokes, dear Pandas. When you’re done chuckling your way through this list, we’ve got plenty more coronavirus jokes for you to enjoy: check out our freshest lists here, here, and here.

Bored Panda reached out to Know Your Meme’s Senior Editor Matt Schimkowitz and spoke to him about the best coronavirus memes of 2020 and to what extent it’s all right to joke about serious topics. Read on for Matt’s insights!

#1

Seriously, Is This Even A Tough Decision?

Seriously, Is This Even A Tough Decision?

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LittleMissPanda
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2 months ago

I wish I could vote this up more times...

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#2

But Hey, I'm Sure That Was Just A Fluke

But Hey, I'm Sure That Was Just A Fluke

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Sabse
Community Member
2 months ago

I cannot understand why so many people in the world listen more to a populist politician on health issues than to researchers? I go to the doctor with my complaints and not to the mayor.

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#3

Clear Message

Clear Message

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ADHORTATOR
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2 months ago

Clear message!

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The first thing that we wanted to know was which meme about 2020 stood out for Know Your Meme’s Senior Editor Matt personally as the most accurate and funniest so far. 

“This is a tough question. The first one to come to mind is ‘Tested Positive for Missing the Homies,’ which is something that I think had very wide appeal during the coronavirus quarantine. I have to admit, I am also suffering from this affliction. What can I say? I miss my homies. I think about that meme a lot,” Matt told Bored Panda.

However, the topic of humor during a deadly pandemic can be touchy. On the one hand, humor and laughter always go hand in hand and help people keep their hope burning strong during times of crisis. On the other hand, the Covid-19 pandemic has affected a lot of people who might not think that the coronavirus is something to take lightly.

#4

She Used Your Own Logic, But Against You

She Used Your Own Logic, But Against You

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Farzana Essop
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2 months ago

👏

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#5

A Good One

A Good One

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Bardhi's Dad
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2 months ago

Good one!

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#6

Ha!

Ha!

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Downunderdude
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2 months ago

Original poster: Oh.

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“I think I need to take this on a case-by-case basis,” Matt explained. “There are plenty of great coronavirus memes and plenty of bad ones. I think when it comes to a situation like that, one that affects everyone on a global scale, it's kind of fair game. Of course, there's a line, I think, when you start mocking other people's experiences with the virus.”

He added that nearly anything can be funny but the context surrounding a joke makes all the difference. We were also interested to know if Matt thought there was any way that the different sides of the aisle could find common ground.

#7

Kind Of A Political Post

Kind Of A Political Post

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Raine Soo
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2 months ago

Truer words were never spoken...

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#8

People Running Around

People Running Around

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Brenda Owens
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2 months ago

How can something so simple be so hard for so-called grown ups.

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#9

I've Got You

I've Got You

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

Perfectly put Shelley.

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“There's not any reconciling this point. People will always offend and others will always be offended. I think that most people should just be conscious about what they're meme-ing and what the subtext of the meme is. If people do take offense, try and understand why. It's possible to make jokes about sensitive topics, but you have to listen to your audience in order to get there.”

#10

Let's Talk About Where The Priorities *actually* Are

Let's Talk About Where The Priorities *actually* Are

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frangee
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2 months ago

They're protecting themselves, whilst deciding to put children at risk. How does that make sense?

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#11

We Can Smell The Hypocrisy And It’s Bad

We Can Smell The Hypocrisy And It’s Bad

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

So bloody true.

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#12

Men Who Wear Masks

Men Who Wear Masks

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Sabse
Community Member
2 months ago

It could work.... 🤔

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Finally, we wanted to get Matt’s take about the second half of 2020 and whether he thought the global situation would improve. Unfortunately, he wasn’t too optimistic. “Sorry to say, it's not looking good. We're currently in the middle of a global pandemic that's killed more than 400,000 people, so I think for many people it's probably going to continue being pretty painful.”

He added: “Oh, and there's a US election coming up, which are usually calm, orderly events with no problems, partisanship, or societal ruptures. Sorry to be a bummer!”

#13

Disney Opening Parks

Disney Opening Parks

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Dave
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2 months ago

Disney is a psychopathic corporation.

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#14

To The Karens That Can't Wear Masks. I Have Asthma And Work 13 Hour Shifts In This

To The Karens That Can't Wear Masks. I Have Asthma And Work 13 Hour Shifts In This

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Palestinian warrior
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I have asthma and I ALWAYS wear a mask. No one wants to listen to you excuses Karen!

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#15

I Believe I Have Created The Perfect Mask

I Believe I Have Created The Perfect Mask

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your mom
Community Member
2 months ago

Took me a minute

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#16

A New Kind Of Covid-19 Political Poster Seen In My Neighborhood

A New Kind Of Covid-19 Political Poster Seen In My Neighborhood

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Super Rainbow
Community Member
2 months ago

The virus can hug him now 🦠 🤗

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#17

Totally True

Totally True

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Richard Brown
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2 months ago

Carry multiple masks. When you start having trouble breathing, caused by vapour in your breath building up in the weave of the mask, swap masks.

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#18

The Us Looks Like A Bunch Of Fools

The Us Looks Like A Bunch Of Fools

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Scagsy
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2 months ago

Yeah...but what about Karen's rights?

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#19

Quote Me

Quote Me

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R L
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2 months ago

Sales and distribution of liquor is banned (again) here because drunk idiots are taking up valuable hospital beds.

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#20

Recycling In 2019 vs. Recycling In 2020

Recycling In 2019 vs. Recycling In 2020

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Oathbraker
Community Member
2 months ago

Staying in bed in 2019: Lazy bastard Staying in bed in 2020: Responsible citizen

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#21

Well, Well, Well..

Well, Well, Well..

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LittleMissPanda
Community Member
2 months ago

"Imaginary lines" - wait, you mean borders? :D

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#22

Still Got Time

Still Got Time

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Listen to her! She have a really good advice!

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#23

Maybe Coronavirus Was Made To Kill People Like These

Maybe Coronavirus Was Made To Kill People Like These

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Downunderdude
Community Member
2 months ago

"she heard"...says it all, really. 'Heard today I should stick my head up my ass. Mmmfpfmhpf.'

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#24

Orange You Glad?

Orange You Glad?

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WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Paying people to stay at home is socialism and socialism is worse than dying from an incurable virus infection. /Sarcasm = off/

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#25

Seriously

Seriously

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Brenda Owens
Community Member
2 months ago

Ain't no dang way I'm eating at that or any restaurant that doesn't have primarily take-out.

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#26

Trump Is Playing 4d Chess

Trump Is Playing 4d Chess

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Oathbraker
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't know what's worse- him pulling this shit or people actually falling for it.

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#27

Shes Not Wrong..

Shes Not Wrong..

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Scagsy
Community Member
2 months ago

So... what did they decide?

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#28

Accurate

Accurate

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Captain Awesome
Community Member
2 months ago

And just like trump, it's got a tiny dick!

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#29

Trump Legacy

Trump Legacy

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Juririn
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2 months ago (edited)

This should be number one, although it's not a joke. And it's ongoing...

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#30

UPS

UPS

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Palestinian warrior
Community Member
2 months ago

Ohhhh! I was staring at this for a while before I realized that they can't taste because not tasting is a symptom of the coronavirus

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#31

Keep Schools Closed

Keep Schools Closed

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Scagsy
Community Member
2 months ago

Well put

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#32

I'm No Rocket Surgeon But...

I'm No Rocket Surgeon But...

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Francisco Scaramanga
Community Member
2 months ago

It's so funny it can't be real. :)

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#33

Poor Logo..

Poor Logo..

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Izzy_
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2 months ago

It's such an awesome logo :'(

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#34

Bored With Covid

Bored With Covid

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
2 months ago

Yup. Problem solved

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#35

All Lives Matter. Except When They Don't

All Lives Matter. Except When They Don't

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Richard Brown
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2 months ago

"Ok kids! Welcome back and did you all do your homework assignments I gave last week? Yes? Good. Lets take a look at those Last Will and Testaments shall we... Hmmm Timmy, are you sure you want to leave your favourite blue crayon to Lucy? I mean, its a nice crayon... very nice... so blue"

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#36

Pub Installs Electric Fence To Stop Drinkers Getting To The Bar

Pub Installs Electric Fence To Stop Drinkers Getting To The Bar

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Carrie de Luka
Community Member
2 months ago

That not actually a joke though - they did install the fence.

Tabitha L
Community Member
2 months ago

I heard the owner on BBC yesterday. He was great.

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Stannous Flouride
Community Member
2 months ago

Guy #1: You wouldn't dare touch that. Guy #2: Hold my beer.

Lil’ Twister
Community Member
2 months ago

Someone must be fed up with stupid people

Guelph Armour
Community Member
2 months ago

Shocking

Ronnie Beaton
Community Member
2 months ago

Yeah, like *that's* gonna stop yer average Glaswegian. :)

Izuna Kazuki
Community Member
2 months ago

I doubt a drunk person can see that wire clearly

Ren Karlej
Community Member
2 months ago

It has yellow signs on the wires at intervals and they'll certainly know when they touch it - grew up on a farm and accidentally touched electric fences many times (thought they were off) and you can't mistake that feeling! ⚡😲⚡

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Lucas Everett
Community Member
2 months ago

tat is so smart

katboxjanitor
Community Member
2 months ago

Commitment to keeping the employees safe for the WIN!

Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
2 months ago

Fun fact, the electric fence was invented in New Zealand

Liesbeth Blogt
Community Member
2 months ago

Was not on. Still guy is a genius.

Damon Gates
Community Member
2 months ago

They should have a camera for live streaming.

Bill
Community Member
2 months ago

It would have to be 3 phase to stop most drinkers

William McGivney
Community Member
2 months ago

Damn, that's bold. Good job. Bartender knows his customers.

Bonnie North
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, I guess if that's what it takes...

Kiera Mortensen
Community Member
2 months ago

This is sad

Elizabeth Gardner
Community Member
2 months ago

Well done worth a giggle!

Bonnie Edwards
Community Member
2 months ago

I would have installed it a bit higher... but I suppose that would put you at risk of causing heart attacks.

backatya
Community Member
2 months ago

They need that fence at the door

Ginny Swart
Community Member
2 months ago

Works for burglar in South Africa, it should work for the guys in the bars ! !

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
2 months ago

Can't wait to see that lawuit.

BeazleBug
Community Member
2 months ago

Shocking!

Kelly Hartle
Community Member
2 months ago

The Karens wouldn't care--they'd walk on up and take it like a man.

Captain_85
Community Member
2 months ago

'Departure Lounge' ha love it!

Jenny Mason
Community Member
2 months ago

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-53389977

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#37

Safety

Safety

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

Of course, why not.

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#38

Coronavirus Meme

Coronavirus Meme

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bryguy
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2 months ago

What is happening in the 90's??? Is that a full size oscillating fan on their dash...

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#39

The Virus Will Not Last Long

The Virus Will Not Last Long

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Hope Floats
Community Member
2 months ago

Sorry but love our Queen.. A wonderful woman who has served her country for 90+ years.. And long may she continue.

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#40

Driving To Another State To Avoid Using A Mask

Driving To Another State To Avoid Using A Mask

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Dave
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2 months ago

The epitome of stupid aka. "Proud American".

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