‘Covid-19 took my finest buddy’, Journalist says after dropping dad

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Journalist Sisanda Aluta Mbolekwa has taken to her twitter deal with to share an heartbreaking information about her dad who died of Covid-19.

The journalist revealed she misplaced her ‘finest buddy’ and her household’s ‘pillar of power’.

The journalist, who relies in Johannesburg, shared on social media that her father died after contracting Covid-19.

Nonetheless, it isn’t information that coronavirus has killed over half one million individuals worldwide and it continues to unfold devastation because the world awaits a vaccine.

Mbolekwa detailed the final time she and her father spoke.

She stated: “Final time we spoke, I video known as to indicate him my diploma. He stated ‘ndiyazingca ngawe madlamini wam, oh uThixo mkhulu.’ He then coughed and I requested what’s flawed and he stated it was just a bit flu. He stated he would go check nevertheless it’s ‘only a flu’. Covid-19 took my finest buddy from me.”

Mbolekwa dubbed 16 July because the worst day in her life.

She wrote: “16 July 2020. The worst day of my life. Obtained woken up by my dad’s comrade asking for my tackle at 6am. 20 min later he was parked exterior telling me that my father isn’t any extra. My mighty tree has fallen. My life. I’m so numb. So damaged. There’s nothing left for me to reside for.”

South Africans gave credit score to Mbolekwa for being brave and capable of share the painful story on-line. Nonetheless, she revealed she had no selection as a result of issues are falling aside at residence.

Mbolekwa stated: “The one motive I’m venting right here is as a result of everybody at house is crumbling, we’re at some extent the place we’re all crucial and are mourning closely. So I can’t share my frustrations offline with out bursting into tears and that stresses my mother. I’m conserving it collectively for her sake.”