On April 8 at 12:01 a.m., Ontario entered its third provincial state of emergency and stay-at-home order.

This is far from the first time Ontario residents have been told not to leave their homes, and they are beginning to see some humour in the situation.

This week, a number of Ontario lockdown memes have begun to surface on social media and we've collected some of the most painfully relatable ones, in case you're feeling like you just need a laugh — or perhaps, a cry.

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Lockdown? Shutdown? Stay at home?

It seems Ontarians are getting confused by the difference between a lockdown, a shutdown, and a stay-at-home order. If that's you, we've got you covered with a nice little explainer.

An ever-changing vocabulary

No matter how you feel about the rolling restrictions, you can't say Ford isn't getting creative these days!

Wait, are the malls still open?

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Sometimes, the looser restrictions can be even more confusing than the strict ones.

Framework for days

Does anyone even remember the good ol' days of the Ontario COVID-19 response framework?

The mental state of Ontario right now

This fully encapsulates the feeling of just trying to get through a lockdown workday.

Do I cry? Or laugh?

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Teachers have been urging Ford's government for more information on when they can get vaccinated. Last week, the vaccine rollout for Ontario educators began in one region.

Shades of COVID-19

It's like Fifty Shades of Grey, but a whole lot less sexy.