Coronavirus: Emotional moment as doctor turns down son's embrace to protect him

Coronavirus: Emotional moment as doctor turns down son's embrace to protect him

- A doctor broke down for not embracing his son when the little boy ran towards him to give him a hug

- According to a video which has since gone viral, the medic came back home from work and his son came running to him but he asked him to maintain social distancing

- The doctor is from Saudi Arabia and was protecting his son from the risk of getting COVID-19

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the world, it is a good thing for everyone to observe social distancing to prevent the spread.

A doctor was recorded on camera asking his young son to keep his social distance after he got home from work.

In a video which has since gone viral on Twitter, the medic is seen stepping aside from his little son who was running towards him.

Immediately the son stops, he squats to his level but only gets emotional and breaks down covering his face.

Emotional moment as doctor turns down son's embrace to safeguard him from coronavirus risk

Doctor turns down son's embrace to safeguard him from coronavirus risk. Photo: Screengrab
Source: UGC

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According to the video shared by @Doranimated, the doctor is in his full work attire and in a face mask which he removes when talking to his son.

"A Saudi doctor returns home from the hospital, tells his son to keep his distance, then breaks down from the strain," read the tweet.

The little boy appeared surprised and was left with his hands hanging in the air seeing that his father could not return the hug.

Emotional moment as doctor turns down son's embrace to safeguard him from coronavirus risk

Doctor and his son trying to maintain social distance. Photo: Screengrab.
Source: UGC

The video sparked a heated conversation online and many termed the moment as heartbreaking.

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In other news, a lady identified as Precious Williams has shared a heart-wrenching experience about how she is struggling to cope after testing positive for coronavirus.

Precious disclosed in a message on social media that she tested positive for the COVID-19 and she asked her friends to remember her in their prayers for a speedy recovery.

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After being in the hospital for a week, she described COVID-19 as a "monster".

She said she is unable to breathe due to the damages the virus has caused to her lungs.

"I’ve tested positive for the corona and I have pneumonia! Been n the hospital for a week dying! Well at least that’s wat it feels like! This thing is a monster! Not being able to breathe is one of the worse feelings in the world!!! It’s not a game ppl plz pray for me," Precious sadly wrote.

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