If you are feeling anxious and extremely concerned over the coronavirus, shift your attention away from the news channels and go online to check out some funny Coronavirus Memes on the Internet! Across all social media platforms, there are thousands of actually funny Coronavirus Memes out there that will distract you from all of the scary updates and stories about the deadly disease.
The coronavirus pandemic and its deadly wake are no laughing matter. However, as we are still in the middle of the outbreak, we could all use a good dose of humor right now. One of the best coping mechanisms is laughter.
Over the last couple of months, many Coronavirus Memes have gone viral instantly. All of these Coronavirus Memes (including ones not featured in this article) have brought many people together on social media during the pandemic.
Now, in wake of everything going on in the world right now with the coronavirus pandemic, here are 21 Actually Funny Coronavirus Memes To Cheer You Up:
1. My Plans vs. 2020 Meme #1:
One of the most popular and viral coronavirus memes from the past couple of months that had everyone in stitches was the My Plans vs. 2020 Meme, which pairs images using images of naiveté with the impending reality. These images are snagged from almost from pop culture and sports. The My Plans vs. 2020 meme below is from the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada.
2. Finding New Ways To Entertain Yourself:
Now that we are confined to stay at home in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, being at home all day means finding new ways to entertain yourself when you don’t have any work to do and/or tired of being on your electronic devices. As a result, many people have posted on social media the various ways in which they have entertained themselves on social media as this one user did in the video (that went viral on Twitter) below.
3. Zoom Meetings From Home:
As a result of the pandemic, many people are currently working from home. Regardless of profession, many companies have had to conduct their meetings via Zoom instead of inside of a boardroom. With the way that the layout for Zoom Meetings consisting of 2 or more people looks like, everyone’s Zoom Meetings and/or chats definitely remind us of The Brady Brunch.
4. Rudy Gobert Shutting The Whole League Down Literally:
On March 11, The current NBA Season was suspended after Utah Jazz Player Rudy Gobert became the league’s first player to test positive for the disease. Although The NBA plans on resuming the season on July 30 in Orlando, many fans posted and created several funny (and savage) coronavirus memes.
As Gobert jokingly mocked about the coronavirus in a press conference days before testing positive, he has been the butt of many jokes and coronavirus memes on social media. Many savagely joked that Gobert should win his third consecutive NBA Defensive Player of The Year Award for shutting the entire NBA down LITERALLY!
5. The Houston Astros “Saw” The Signs:
Remember when the findings and subsequent aftermath of The Houston Astros Sign Stealing Scandal were one of the major events that had everyone talking before the coronavirus outbreak got worse? Well, it turns out none of the Houston Astros Players tested positive for the coronavirus as they “saw” the signs.
6. A “Case of Corona”:
In all regards, the coronavirus is no laughing matter. However, this meme below was one of the coronavirus memes that had me on the floor dying of laughter. I bet 2020 is not a good time for Corona Beer advertising.
7. Extra Precautions When Leaving The House During The Pandemic:
Whenever people leave their houses to go out for essential purposes such as going to the grocery store, the doctor’s office, the bank, etc., we take extra precautions to make sure we don’t get the coronavirus while out. Besides wearing masks and gloves, perhaps we need to wear hazard suits too as this girl did in the photo below.
8. Explaining The Outbreak to Future Generations:
When most of us young adults become grandparents, it’s literally gonna be a whole web of information to untangle when explaining to our grandchildren how the Coronavirus Outbreak started and spread.
9. How Tangled Predicted the Coronavirus:
The 2010 Animated Film Tangled produced some of the most viral coronavirus memes that had people talking on social media. As I stated in one of my previous articles “10 Moments In Pop Culture That Predicted The Coronavirus”, it is the film’s plot that contains so many similarities to how we are living right now during the pandemic.
10. No Mass Gatherings:
With social distancing measures being put into place, that means no massive gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19. For anyone who had to cancel their birthday party due to the coronavirus pandemic, this meme below is for you guys.
11. The NBA Getting Suspended:
Rudy Gobert’s positive coronavirus test resulted in the current NBA Season being suspended. This result in many other professional sports leagues around the world either canceled or suspended their seasons as well.
Although The NBA plans on resuming the season on July 30 in Orlando, many fans posted and created several funny (and savage) coronavirus memes. One of the Instagram Accounts I told readers to follow from one of my previous articles is @DJMeechyMeech, who is well-known across social media for his viral voice-over sports-related videos (Although he does voice-overs for all sports, the majority of his videos are NBA-related ones. He did an excellent and hysterical voice-over about the NBA getting suspended following Gobert’s positive test, which you all need to watch below.
12. The Toilet Paper Shortage:
Remember at the start of the shelter in place orders when there was a shortage of toilet paper? Well, said-shortage produced a plethora of funny coronavirus memes that had everyone around the world in stitches, like this one below:
13. Not So FRIYAY:
Before the pandemic, everyone used to be all excited when Fridays came around as they meant the start of the weekend! It is not so much FRIYAY now that everyday life is shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
14. Not All Sports Got Canceled or Suspended During The Pandemic:
Several professional sports leagues around the world either suspended or canceled their seasons when the coronavirus hit its peak in March. While professional sports are slowly coming back recently (or soon like the MLB and The NBA), one of the most viral coronavirus memes was this one down below joking that not all sports were canceled due to the pandemic getting worse.
15. People Not Good With Technology:
If you are someone who isn’t tech-savvy, this meme is for you!
16. How Philip Rivers’s Family Is Practicing Social Distancing:
All of you football fans out there will love Coronavirus Meme #16! As I said in my article “12 NFL Memes That Are Savage AF”, the one thing other than interceptions that Quarterback Phillip Rivers gets roasted for is the fact that he has NINE KIDS!! No, I am not kidding, Rivers and his wife Tiffany (who have been together since middle school) share nine kids together: Halle (17), Caroline (14), Grace (13), Gunner (11), Sarah (9), Peter (8), Rebecca (6), Clare (4), and Anna (1).
With social distancing measures being put into place due to the coronavirus pandemic, many fans wondered on social media what the living situation is like for Phillip Rivers and his family. Seriously, just type in “Philip Rivers kids” on Twitter search to see some of the funniest yet savage content (including tweets that are Coronavirus Memes) out there.
17. Purell and Lysol Making Big Bucks:
At the start of everyday life being shut down due to the pandemic getting worst, people were panic buying everything, especially on cleaning products from Purell and Lysol. This meme below describes how the owners of Purell and Lysol must be feeling after both companies received massive orders for their products.
18. Monica Geller Was Right All Along:
As I said earlier, most of the funniest coronavirus memes out there came from some of our favorite TV Characters. Remember how much of clean and neat freak Monica Geller (Courtney Cox) was on Friends? Turns out that now with the coronavirus pandemic, things have to be *Monica* clean from now on.
19. Quentin Tarantino or Quentin Quarantino?:
There’s nothing to explain here with this meme about the Oscar-winning filmmaker. Just sit back and laugh.
20. When Will The Coronavirus Pandemic Be Over?:
Ever since everyday life stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic getting worse, almost everyone has been asking when all of this will be over? We all agree with you Brittany, we just want to be able to go out and do normal things again ASAP!
21. My Plans vs. 2020 Meme #2:
As I said earlier, the My Plans vs. 2020 Meme was one of the funniest coronavirus memes during the pandemic that had the entire world united on social media.
Honestly, this article could have just featured 21 My Plans vs. 2020 Memes because there were so many funny ones. As it was hard for me to only just pick one (see #1 above), I decided to include another hilarious My Plans vs. 2020 Meme in this article.
In your opinion, which of these Coronavirus Memes were the funniest? Be sure to let us know which ones down below in the comments section!
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I am currently a senior at The University of Miami. I will graduate in December 2021 with a major in Journalism and minor in Sports Administration.