- Former The Queen actor, Mlamli Mangcala, has confirmed that he tested positive for Covid-19
- The local thespian showed a video of himself currently on oxygen in hospital bravely fighting for his life
- Social media users flooded his comments section with messages of comfort and encouragement
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Mlamli Mangcala, who used to play Captain Sthembiso Radebe on The Queen, has shared a video on social media of his fight against Covid-19.
The actor is currently hospitalised and on oxygen. In the video, Mangcala said that he is struggling to breathe and is feeling cold. He went on to add that he's had to change the way he sleeps in order to breathe better. He captioned his video:
"Covid-19 defeated. When winning both the battle and war #MlamliCovid-19victory"
He promised his fans that he will continue to fight the disease. Social media users sent encouraging messages to wish him a speedy recovery. Instagram user florahgabriela said:
"Get well soon. It’s so scary."
"Uzophila grootman nakanjani (You will live no matter what), don't give up"
"Keep fighting grootman. You will definitely emerge the victor."
"You WILL beat this!"
"Be well bra Mlamli, may God give you strength. I know ngemivimbo yakhe siphilisiwe (by His stripes, we are healed)."
"Glory be to God, you are healed buti."
Briefly.co.za wishes him a speedy recovery.
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Meanwhile, the SABC confirmed that five of its shows have shut down because of staff testing positive for Covid-19. Briefly.co.za learned that YoTV and four other SABC shows have halted production due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
With more and more cast and crew members testing positive for the virus, production houses have been forced to take precautionary measures to protect staff. Mzansi celebs, including actors and musos, have also continued to use social media to confirm that they have contracted the coronavirus.
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