- Two beautiful Cape Town sisters sadly died after experiencing Covid-19-related complications
- The beautiful 45-year-old sisters were both hospitalised as their health soon started deteriorating
- According to their mother, one of the sisters, the youngest of the two, may have died of heartbreak after hearing the news of her sister's death
Beautiful twin sisters from the Langa community in Cape Town have died after they both succumbed to Covid-19 related illnesses. The 45-year-old sisters, Phumla and Phumeza Lugulwana, died only a day apart.
According to their mom, 70-year-old Sindiswa, Phumla was admitted to the hospital where she spent five weeks after experiencing breathing difficulties. Phumeza then also started experiencing the same and was admitted to Vincent Palloti Hospital on the 27th of December last year.
Their mom Sindiswe says that she is unaware how Phumeza became ill since the two of them had been separated for the entire five weeks, also adding that a few weeks thereafter she got the dreaded call that Phumeza had passed on.
Her grief was not over as IOL reports that after sharing the tragic news with Phumla, she too died, only a day after her twin sister, who Sindiswa says she was very close to. Sindiswa also says that she thinks that Phumla may have died from a broken heart.
Meanwhile, tributes have been pouring in from those closest to Phumla on her Facebook page as many say their final goodbyes to her. Read a few of their posts below:
Lolwethu Ngubelanga wrote:
"Goodbye, rest up."
Linda Landu wrote:
"Intando ka Thixo ibuhlungu buza Kum...Since the day of the news of the passing of twins Pumeza Lugulwana and a day later Phumla Baxiwe Lugulwana. My heart was with the family but particularly with their one and only brother Mwezi."
In similar Briefly.co.za Covid-19 news, a woman recently shared a heartfelt post about her nurse sister, who is fighting against Covid-19. In the post, she says that her sister has been fighting valiantly against the scary virus that has been plaguing the world.
"One of the reasons I'm staying, my sister Nthabiseng Mmutle , fearlessly saving lives, no rest even on her birthday...Antaiseng we love and appreciate you #StrongerTogether #Respect #wearestaying #ImStaying," she captioned heartwarming pictures of the nurse in her uniform and protective equipment.
Stayers were truly touched by the post, many of them taking to the comment section to share messages of support and encouragement. They also wished the young lady a happy and blessed birthday.
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Source: Briefly News