“Really that’s what the medical doctors had been saying‚ that I’m ‘a miracle’‚ as a result of they had been anticipating the worst due to my age.”
After his admission‚ Itsweng was initially placed on non-invasive respiratory help.
“I used to be then placed on a ventilator on June 29 as a result of my oxygen strain had dropped.
“I used to be on the life-saving machine till July 14. I used to be then taken to excessive care for 2 days earlier than I used to be discharged on July 17.
“I want to thank my doctor‚ Dr Moledi‚ for the job properly performed. He was very pleased with the best way I responded to his therapy as a result of my age was in opposition to me in addition to cardiac comorbidities.
“On discharge I couldn’t stroll and all of the restoration was at residence. I have to point out that I’ve a really supportive household. My spouse and 5 daughters had been implausible. They rallied collectively so I may have a speedy restoration.
“I’m nonetheless scuffling with my voice‚ which is enhancing after seeing an ENT [ear‚ nose and throat] surgeon.
“Below the circumstances I have to say I’m doing very properly. It was by the grace of God that I survived the Covid-19.
“Thanks to the ICU workers at Union Hospital for working so laborious that I managed to drag by. I owe my life to them and my loving household.”
Itsweng mentioned he’s recovering regularly at residence now.
“My lungs are OK. I had a narrowing of my voice field‚ and I’ve seen the ENT surgeon for that and he did a small process‚” he mentioned.
“It occurs as a result of these tubes aren’t meant to be there for that lengthy‚ so that they traumatise the system.
“I run out of power if I attempt to run or something‚ however I can stroll OK now‚” he mentioned.
Bonny Sebotsane died in November final yr.