A Durban mother is finally breathing a sigh of relief after recovering from COVID-19. Roslyn Rezin, from Sea Cow Lake in Durban, tested positive for the coronavirus about three weeks ago. Rezin, who suffers from a pre-existing chronic condition, feared the worst when she initially experienced shortness of breath along with various other related symptoms.
Speaking to Newsbreak Lotus, the mother of one details her experience of contracting the deadly virus.
An Umhlatuzana, south of Durban, the family have a new lease on life after fighting Covid-19 and having successfully recovered. The Sewbalaks faced great challenges with three of five family members testing positive and being hospitalised.
However, for parents Pravin, 58, Pranisha, 48, and daughter Dashna, 25, now being cleared of the coronavirus means living life to the fullest and being of encouragement to those facing Covid-19. Wife and mother, Pranisha Sewbalaks, explains in this Newsbreak Lotus FM podcast
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