Coronavirus: Funeral parlour vehicles line up outside Durban hospital

Coronavirus: Funeral parlour vehicles line up outside Durban hospital

- A video showing a number of funeral parlour vehicles lined up outside a Durban hospital has gone viral

- The video shows various funeral parlour vehicles parked outside RK Khan hospital which struck fear in many South Africans

- The video was posted to Twitter where another clip showing the outside of the same hospital with more funeral parlour vehicles was shared

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Covid-19 has taken the lives of many across the world since the start of the global pandemic. However, many still don't believe how severe the virus is. A recent clip outside a Durban hospital has now opened the eyes of many.

The 30-second clip shows a row of funeral parlour vehicles lined up outside RK Khan Hospital. The video starts at the entrance of the hospital where people are lined up and shows vehicle after vehicle as the person behind the video drives.

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The first video was shared by @TholahNdlovu. A second video of more funeral parlour vehicles parked opposite the hospital was shared under the original by @wanda2_.

Reality of coronavirus: Clip shows funeral parlour vehicles lined up outside hospital

A video showing a row of funeral parlour vehicles lined up outside a Durban hospital has gone viral online.
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Take a look at the first video below:

Below is the second video showing more vehicles opposite the hospital:

The reality of Covid-19 hit many South Africans thanks to the above. Take a look at some of their responses below:

@Kingtasca1 wrote:

"Times are hard, these are the darkest times."

@BabesKonono shared:

"Let me tell you what we were told at the Hospital. "Now if you come in frail, with a bad health history, we can't do much for you since chances of survival are slim, so we divert our resources to those with a high chance of survival. We went to fetch my aunt's body."

@thabana4life said:

"Please be safe guys."

@DeenickJ tweeted:

"This broke my heart."

@chiwalot responded with:

"And people say covid is not real..."
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@Avocado_Mafia quote tweeted with:

"Someone commented that these videos are being used to scare them, there’s something wrong with some of you."

@mfazomnyama_ responded with:

"To those who don’t believe that the virus is real! This is sooooooo sad."

Earlier, Briefly.co.za shared a Covid-19 update. In a statement issued on Monday 4 January, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize commented on the latest number of infections:

"Today we report a cumulative total of 1 113 349 COVID-19 cases identified with 12 601 new cases since the last report, representing a 33,7% positivity rate."

In addition to the latest fatalities, Mkhize reported that over 400 new fatalities had been recorded:

"Regrettably, a further 434 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 133 , Free State 2, Gauteng 36, Kwa-Zulu Natal 71, Limpopo 7, North West 25, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 157."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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