- A family have all succumbed to Covid-19 with three days of each other
- The tragic news was shared by Werner Gresse who was set to be the daughter of the family's brother-in-law
- Zoë Freshwater wedding plans were cancelled after her dad passed away from Covid-19 and she was soon hospitalised
Tragedy struck a family after both parents and their daughter who was set to get married soon died after contracting Covid-19.
What makes the sad event worse is that the family members all died within 3 days of each other.
Zoë Freshwater had her wedding date set for December 19 but instead of enjoying a special milestone in her life, she had to cancel after testing positive for the virus.
Werner Gresse, he would have been Zoë's brother-in-law shared the tragic news on Facebook and shred his condolences with the family and her fiancé Sheldon.
He revealed that soon after she tested positive for the virus her dad passed away. and Zoë passed away soon after. He remarked that she was a health 26-year-old.
Soon after her mother also passed away after spending a week in ICU.
He called on people to treat the virus seriously:
"Please people, be safe! It is each and every persons' responsibility to not only protect themselves but also their loved ones. I truly hope that this post creates some awareness of how devastating this virus can be on a household."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that it has been some time since Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize confirmed that South Africa was experiencing a second wave of Covid-19 infections. Before Mzansi went into the New Year, the minister reported that 18 000 new infections have been recorded.
This sent South Africans into a frenzy on social media and it was not how many had planned to enter the New Year. President Cyril Ramaphosa had to act quickly when he addressed the nation on Monday 28 December 2020 to discuss what measures would be taken to fight the pandemic.
The president was visibly emotional as he cried on national television. When Dr Mkhize shared the latest Covid-19 statistics, Mzansi social media users weighed in on the matter.
In other Covid-19 related news, Briefly.co.za reported that the rapper K.O shared his take on the vaccine and encouraged fans to trust science. The rapper K.O has taken to social media to encourage his fans to have faith and trust in the widely-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine.
K.O tweeted his thoughts after President Cyril Ramaphosa's address to the nation included the information that South Africa would be receiving a vaccine for Covid-19 in 2021.
The rapper posted that he is ready and waiting for the vaccine that has been internationally approved and also that he had no time for internet conspiracy theories surrounding it.
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