- A controversial video shocked some South Africans to the core after it was shared via social media
- The footage reveals a young lady who details her ordeal after testing positive for the coronavirus
- From her hospital bed and with tears rolling down her face, she pleaded with South Africans to be cautious
The majority of South Africans feared the worst when the coronavirus hit the shores of the country and President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the initial nationwide lockdown.
However, there's a growing sense that the masses have become discontent with the strict regulations and some have questioned the threat posed by COVID-19.
A controversial video has managed to get the attention of some social media users, as a brave young lady detailed her recent experience with the dreaded virus.
The thought-provoking videos were shared via the Twitter account @PressPlaySA.
In the short clips, she detailed her emotions and state of health from her hospital bed.
With tears rolling down her face, she pleaded with South Africans to exercise caution and to take the coronavirus seriously.
Watch the video below:
The videos left some social media users in disbelief.
Chef Mandla Ncumeza (@Chef_Mandlacook) said:
"Honestly speaking I'm scared and it's not even funny anymore. Speedy recovery my sister."
Lesego Petlane (@PetlaneLesego) added:
"This is sad and scary. Are the kids back at school?"
PapaMphoentle (@Ofentse_MJ) said:
"Saw it mabane, was like damn. We are in trouble my guy."
In other news, a woman in the United States who has been battling with COVID-19 for over three months has advised people to dispel the myth that the virus is just a bad flu that only kills older individuals.
The woman identified as Ann E Wallace said she was taken to the ER four times with reoccurring flu-like symptoms and an uncomfortable tingling in her arms and legs.
Ann said that COVID-19 can seem or start off mild but it can worsen quickly and become deadly in just a matter of days.
She said: "It’s time to dispel the myth that the coronavirus is just a bad flu that only kills older individuals who were near death anyway and that everyone else recovers quickly. Neither of those claims is true."
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