Coronavirus lockdown in SA: Mzansi has questions about 'midnight'
The hashtag #Thursdaymidnight is trending on Twitter as many grapple with when the national lockdown will come into effect.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Monday that SA would be on national lockdown which will take effect on Thursday, March 26 at midnight. Thursday midnight will be at 00:00. This means Friday, March 27 is the first day of for the shutdown.
SA has 709 cases of Covid-19.
Thursday midnight meaning 00:00 Friday morning or Thursday morning 00:00?— Harper (@WayneH__) March 23, 2020
I'm tired of pretending like I know what is Thursday midnight.— Malum Sizwe 🇿🇦 (@LordSizwe) March 24, 2020
Is it the start of Thursday 00:00 or end of Thursday 23:59? 😕