- Eskom announced Stage 4 load-shedding on Tuesday
- South Africans reacted to the power utility jumping from stage 2 toSStage 4 in just hours
- They shared hilarious memes that poked fun at Eskom but at the same time expressed their frustrations
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On Tuesday, Eskom jumped from Stage 2 to Stage 4 load-shedding from 2pm after the Koeberg Unit 1 tripped.
The power utility said in a statement that they had to disconnect the unit from the grid due to a fault on the turbine side.
Take a look at the statement below:
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South Africans were frustrated with the announcement but they did not let the opportunity slip by to poke fun at the situation.
Saffas reacted toStage 4 using hilarious memes and Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the best posts.
Mzansi social media users managed to throw shade at Eskom and joke about the coronavirus at the same time.
Meanwhile, on Monday, Briefly.co.za reported that four more people in Mzansi have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing SA's total up to seven.
Minister Mkhize revealed the four people were part of the group of 10 who holidayed together in Italy.
Grayston Preparatory School has opted to shut its doors on Monday over concerns emanating from the coronavirus.
According to reports, one of its teachers had come into contact with the 10 people who holidayed together in Italy.
The teacher in question is allegedly in self-quarantine with the National Institute for Communicable Diseases in the process of testing for the virus.
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