WATCH: The eerie scenes of Port Elizabeth standing empty on a sunny Covid-19 Saturday

The beautiful city of Port Elizabeth was transformed into a ghost town on Saturday as people stayed firmly entrenched in their homes against an invisible, viral enemy waiting at the metaphorical gates.

At 12pm on 28 March 2020, at 28 degrees Celsius, with perfect beach, jogging and cycling weather, there was barely a soul in sight in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro after the country was shut down to observe the 21-day national lockdown announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa as an attempt to flatten the curve on the spread of Covid-19.

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