The coronavirus caught the world off guard and now countries are battling to keep their heads above water as the virus wreaks havoc.
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However, some prophets believe they either knew about the virus before time or know when it will end.
Briefly.co.za took a look at five religious leaders who made prophecies about Covid-19.
1. TB Joshua
Outspoken prophet TB Joshua emphatically claimed that the coronavirus would cease to exist by 27 March.
"“I came out at the beginning of this year saying last year will end in March and the year will continue to be very fearful till this month March. This month 27th, it will be over. By the end of this month, whether we like it or not, no matter the medicine they might have produced to cure whatever, it will go the way it came."
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2. Prophet Mboro
Paseka Motsoeneng, who is infamously known as Prophet Mboro, has opened up about the coronavirus epidemic in South Africa.
ProphetMboro Times shared a video of the religious leader dressed in protective wear as he spoke about the novel Covid-19 virus.
Mboro said he made a prophecy last year about an outbreak after receiving a message from God.
3. Pastor Shawn Bolz
A Christian pastor from Los Angeles, Shawn Bolz, prophesied about the coronavirus, claiming it will come to an end.
However, he made the prophecy two months ago and it is yet to end.
He wrote on Facebook:
"The Lord showed me the end of the coronavirus... the tide is turning now! He is answering the prayers and cries of the nations and is putting an end in sight. The exaggerated fear based tactics of both the enemy and several media outlets for political reasons is coming to an end."
4. Prophet Shepherd Bushiri
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has called Covid-19 the 'demonic' virus. Major 1 said God told him to rebuke the "demon” through prayer - which he claims if the only way it will disappear.
“You see, this thing, the coronavirus, there are people who it is targeting. You must know it’s a very demonic thing. When those people who are being targeted are over, it will disappear.”
5. Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa
Zimbabwe's Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa apparently saw the coronavirus coming since 2016. The religious leader prophesied that a virus will come from the sea and would be more deadly than cancer and HIV.
Take a look at his prophecy below:
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