Politics analyst Melanie Verwoerd’s two children tested positive for Covid-19.
Verwoerd said in a statement she wrote to News24 that her daughter was very ill.
“My one child was desperately ill. She ran a very high fever for about four days, developed a bad cough and became very short of breath.”
Verwoerd said the symptoms started with diarrhea for her and her household.
The family members did not have a fever, but they were very tired and had sore throats.
Verwoerd is still waiting for her results, but her doctor is positive that she may have contracted the virus because she has been taking care of her sick children for a week.
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