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Soweto’s First Coronavirus Funeral

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Soweto’s First Coronavirus Funeral

Somi Vilakazi, the first person to die from coronavirus in Soweto, was laid to rest on Thursday in a funeral attended by few family members.

His death was announced by popular radio personality Redi Tlhabi.

In a tweet responding to Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize’s daily updates Redi shared that her husband’s cousin had succumbed to the deadly virus which has brought the world to a standstill.

Redi said that Vilakazi (56) had started feeling ill after attending a funeral in Limpopo last month before the national lockdown was implemented.

According to Redi, Vilakazi had been tested for the virus on March 26 and the test came back negative.

His condition worsened and was admitted in ICU on April 9 and he passed away two days later.

The seasoned broadcaster continued to thank the staff of the public hospitals at Charlotte Maxeke and Leratong hospitals.

– Daily Sun

In other news – “Horror at the private hospital”

. . .SUSPECTED COVID-19 BODY KEPT ON WHEELCHAIR
. . .RELATIVES SLEEP IN CAR
. . .NO TESTS CONDUCTED ON FAMILY

A Harare family has opened up over how the remains of their brother-in-law were allegedly wheeled out and made to ‘sleep’ outside after he died at a private hospital two weeks into the lockdown, but not from COVID-19.

"Horror at the private hospital"

The ordeal took place between Sunday and Monday this week Ordered by a lady boss, staff at the hospital allegedly covered the late Paul’s body in a blanket and red bin bags before pushing his…full details

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