- Mlamli Mangcala has been discharged from hospital after he was admitted due to Covid-19 complications
- The local actor was struggling to breathe and later developed bilateral pneumonia in addition to Covid-19
- He is now safely at home and social media users took to Facebook to show him support and wish him well
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Mlamli Mangcala has been discharged from hospital after spending weeks battling Covid-19. The actor took to social media to share a picture of himself surrounded by loved ones.
Mlamli sent weeks in hospital and at least four days on oxygen in the ICU. The former The Queen actor had previously shared a video while in hospital, promising to beat the virus. In the footage, he revealed that he was struggling to breathe.
TshisaLive reported that he developed bilateral pneumonia in addition to the novel coronavirus infection. He said he had lost more than 27kg.
He seems to have beaten the worst of the illness as he took to Facebook to share his recovery journey. He posted a picture surrounded by loved ones along with the caption:
“Home sweet home, no place like home."
His comment section was flooded with messages of support and encouragement. Facebook user Tebza Ramokoka said:
"We thank God for saving your life, be strong, educate others about this Covid."
MakaQhawe Sirayi Jokazi Mangwanyasaid:
Bra Bizza Senganga said:
"Thank to the Lord for your recovery."
Spish Pohlwana said:
"Covid-19 survivor! Congrats Mlamli Mangcala on your return home, looking so well and healthy. God has saved your life. Wishing you all the best!"
Another Facebook user pointed out that he was breaking Covid-19 regulations. Nelly Mtolo said:
"Home sweet home and you're not complying with the rules no mask, no social distancing."
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In other news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that AKA has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The South African rapper used the positive diagnosis to spread a message of caution to the Mzansi community.
He urged citizens to be more careful and to adhere to the regulations that have been set to attempt to flatten the curve. He has chosen to make his results public in an attempt to raise awareness about the reality of the situation South Africa, and the world, is currently dealing with.
The rapper encouraged Mzansi to continue wearing masks in public and to hold stringent hygiene measures by frequently sanitising and washing hands.
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