- A young woman recently headed online to express the sadness and pain she feels about the loss of her mother
- According to the post, she had infected her mother with Covid-19, which had ultimately resulted in her death
- Many took to the comment section to share messages of support and encouragement with the bereaved young woman
A young South African woman is going through something that many young people are living in fear of at the moment - infecting someone we love who is older and more susceptible to the deadly coronavirus.
Taking to her Twitter page, Babalwa__G shared a heartfelt post about losing her mother to the virus. In the heartbreaking post, she also explains how the worse part about her mom's death is that she had infected her.
"The hardest thing about my mother's death is that I infected her, kuthi mandife," she wrote sadly.
Soon locals were in the comments section sharing words of advice and encouragement. Read a few of their thoughts below:
"There is no way of knowing that for sure. What I am sure about though is that your mother wouldn't want you to think like this. It's not your fault. Condolences on your loss."
"Don't be too hard on yourself. You can't change what is destined to happen. Okwenzekile kufana nokudaliwe. Condolences to you and your family."
"You cannot take responsibility for something that is absolutely out of your control. You did not infect your mother. The virus did."
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The young man recently took to his Twitter page to share the sad news of his dad's passing due to Covid-19. According to the post, his dad was a doctor who worked on the frontline and had tested positive for the virus but continued to work helping save many other lives.
"My dad was a frontline doctor who had been in hospital for close to two weeks after testing positive for Covid. He left this earth this morning. After doing what he loved for many years. Death is painful. I’m numb. RIP Dr MH Mapela," he wrote sadly.
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