Mzansi woman who survived heart attack and Covid inspires the nation

Mzansi woman who survived heart attack and Covid inspires the nation

- A Pretoria woman is inspiring many with her strength this after she posted about being diagnosed with Covid-19 while in ICU

- Thabang Latifa Malatji suffered a heart attack at work and was put into ICU when she contracted the virus

- She shared her story to Facebook group #ImStaying and thanked Stayers for their love and prayers

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A Pretoria lady has taken to social media to share an inspiring story. Thabang Latifa Malatji had a heart attack at work and while in ICU was diagnosed with Covid-19. She shared the story to Facebook group, #ImStaying.

Thabang works in the medical field and she explained that 10 of her colleagues had also been diagnosed with the virus at the same time as her. Unfortunately, a few of her colleagues did not win their battle with the virus. Part of her caption read:

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"We have so many challenges from PPE to lack of resources and shortage of staff with overcrowding, but we did our best with passion. Thank you all Stayers for prayers, and positivity. Every day I would read and be inspired to wake up and fight for my life and my kids."
Mzansi woman who survived heart attack and Covid inspires the nation
This South African woman shared her story of fighting covid-19 after a heart attack. Source: Thabang Latifa Malatji #ImStaying / Facebook
Source: Facebook

Stayers rushed to the comments section with words of positivity for Thabang. Her post has also received over 3 000 reactions on the group.

Lynda Sherman wrote:

"How wonderful all of you are in your service to others. I am so glad you are better, stay safe and thank you for ALL you do, you are angels in disguise."

Lina Marchetti commented:

"We should all thank you. You are an inspiration and so brave! Wishing you and your family a wonderful future filled with love good health and all that is beautiful."

Judy Mackinnon said:

"Thank you and your colleagues for your strength and dedication during these difficult times. Such a relief that you have recovered."

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Priscilla Lingham shared:

"So glad you are doing good... Thank you and all frontline workers... God bless."

Terry Simelane added:

"May God protect you and give you strength doing the good job you are doing. Amen."

In other inspiring news, recently reported on a pregnant woman who had coronavirus gushing over her "angel" that helped her. Finding out that you've tested positive with the life-threatening coronavirus is scary. It does, however, become a million times scarier when you're nearly 35 weeks pregnant.

This is not something anyone would hope to go through, especially not alone. This is probably why when Palsa found out that she was positive with the deadly virus while 34 weeks pregnant, her world probably came crashing down.

Luckily for Palsa, she met someone who eased the burdens brought along by her positive Covid-19 test result. According to her #ImStaying Facebook post, Palsa was hospitalised after she received her harrowing test results. She also had to spend 14 days isolated from the world, all while pregnant.

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