- Nathi Mankayi has come out and told his fans to beware of the dangers of Covid-19
- The Nomvula hitmaker lost both of his parents to the virus in the space of weeks
- He dedicated his birthday to his beloved parents and said that he was in pain that he could not put into words
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit Mzansi hard. A number of people have died and infections have been growing every day. Award-winning singer Nathi Mankayi has warned fans about the dangers of the virus.
Nathi opened up on how the virus has affected him. The singer revealed that he lost both his parents in a matter of weeks. He made the tragic news known on what was supposed to be a joyous day, his birthday. Nathi was distraught as he shared the tragic news on social media:
"I lost my dearest mother and father in a matter of days and experienced the darkest days of my life. I felt and still feel pain in ways that I cannot put into words," said Nathi.
He shared that it was the first birthday in his life that he would be celebrating without his beloved parents. Nathi dedicated his 38th birthday to his parents.
Nathi told City Press that his parents died due to Covid-19 complications:
"People should take care of themselves in these times. It is dangerous and it is here. It's a terrible thing to see someone who was full of life, sick and then dying from this Covid 19."
He also shared how the virus does not always give people a chance to recover as it can become fatal very quickly. He said that his mother had difficulty breathing at 7am and at around 10am she had passed away.
In similar news, Briefly.co.za reported that Zodwa Wabantu sheds tears over aunt passing away from Covid 19. Covid-19 has claimed another victim. This time, it was Zodwa Wabantu's aunt who passed away due to the virus.
The star shared the tragic news on social media and announced to her followers that Covid-19 was very real and that life could end in an instant. Zodwa posted video footage of herself crying and explained that her tears were because she was grieving the loss of her aunt.
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