Lungile Tom, cameraman of eNews Channel Africa (ENCA) dies from the coronavirus infection. He had been under the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital after he tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday night, 10 May.
Tom bowed to the jaws of the virulent disease and gave up the ghost on Wednesday.
— Graeme Raubenheimer (@GraemeRauby) May 13, 2020
Tom often filled in as a cameraman at the company’s Cape Town office.
His colleagues and other South Africans morn his death on social media.
The #eNCA family is saddened by the loss of one of our cameraman, Lungile Tom, our colleague and friend based in Cape Town. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday night, May 10, with #Covid19 related symptoms. he sadly passed away this morning. #RIPLungileTom pic.twitter.com/YRO28XVcDH
— eNCA (@eNCA) May 13, 2020