5 Kids orphaned after losing dad to Covid-19 six months after mom died

5 Kids orphaned after losing dad to Covid-19 six months after mom died

- The five children have been left under the care of their aunt after losing their dad to COVID-19

- Plangca who lived in Ireland passed away last week after a 41-day battle in intensive care with the virus

- In a heartfelt tribute, his teen daughter mourned her dad saying he had fought a good fight

- The five children lost their mom 6 years ago to cancer

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

As many countries continue to set strict measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, many have lost lives to the deadly menace.

Five children have been orphaned after their father died following a long battle with Covid-19.

Posting on Facebook, one of the children identified as Mikee Plangca shared the news of her dad's death in a heartbreaking tribute.

READ ALSO: Miss SA hopeful Bianca Schoombee under fire over old 'racist' tweets

"You fought a good fight papa. Thank you for everything. We will miss you. We love you!" wrote Mikee.

Miguel Plangca who lived in Ireland died last week after a 41-day battle in intensive care with the virus.

Heatbreaking: 5 children orphaned after losing dad to COVID-19 six months after losing mom to cancer

Miguel Plangca with his children. Photo: Mikee Plangca.
Source: Facebook

According to a report by Daily Mail, Plangca's five children, Stephanie, Mikee, Michael, John and Chekie, have been left all alone after their mother to cancer six years ago.

Well-wishers touched by the story have so far raised almost $16 000 just in four days to support the five children who are now under the care of their aunt.

Mikee thanked well-wishers for raising money to support the siblings, saying the love and support they have been receiving was unbelievable.

"The love and support that we have been receiving is unbelievable. Thank you to the two persons who helped us set up the GoFundMe page and for the continuous support from everyone. God bless us all!" she wrote.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel