- Anischa Morris passed away from Covid-19 complications after giving birth to her baby girl Azariah
- She had to have an emergency C-section and could not have contact with her baby because of her diagnosis
- Her family is struggling to come to terms with the 24-year-old's death, especially her mother
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Covid-19 has caused heartbreak for many in South Africa and the virus has struck again for a new mother who never even got to hold her baby. Anishca Morris gave birth to a healthy baby girl named Azariah but never got the time to bond with her.
According to The Sowetan, before she passed away, Anishca called out to her mother and told her that she should remember that she loves them all.
Anischa died of Covid-19 complications a few weeks after she had been admitted to the hospital. She had just given birth to her second child, her daughter Azariah via an emergency C-section.
Unfortunately, because she had Covid-19 she was not able to have close contact with her baby.
According to Anischa's mother, Deidre Morris, her oldest child, a boy named Azaiah is at peace because he knows that his mother is with Jesus.
“He woke up crying on Tuesday morning and his father asked him what is wrong so he said that his mother was with him," she said.
At first, Anischa was taken to a hospital in Cape Town when she was feeling sick and she was told that she had the flu.
A Covid-19 test was done and the test returned positive after a few days. She was pregnant at the time.
Her mother is struggling to come to terms with Anischa's death. She says that she feels as though she is not gone but she is still in the hospital.
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In other Covid-19 news, Briefly.co.za reported that Minister Jackson Mthembu dies of Covid-19 related illness. In his statement, Ramaphosa said Minister Mthembu was an exemplary leader, an activist and lifelong champion of freedom and democracy.
"It is with deep sorrow and shock that we announce that Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu passed away earlier today from Covid-related complications."
"He was a much-loved and greatly respected colleague and comrade whose passing leaves our nation at a loss. I extend my deepest sympathies to the minister’s family, to his colleagues, comrades and many friends,” Ramaphosa said.
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