Philcity Reeken's mother loses battle against COVID-19

Philcity Reeken's mother loses battle against COVID-19

Philicity Reeken's 82-year-old mother passed away on Friday morning due to COVID-19. 

Philicity Reeken
Supplied/ Philicity Reeken

On Monday, Philicity Reeken's 82-year-old mother felt ill and had a fever of 38,9. 

She was immediately admitted to hospital to get treatment - and underwent a COVID-19 test. 

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On Monday, Reeken mentioned that her mother was not doing well. 

On Wednesday, her mother tested positive for COVID-19. 

Early on Friday morning, Philicity Reeken's mother passed away. 

Reeken's childhood and longtime friend, Karen Zoid shared her condolences with Reeken.

"Rest in peace Mrs Johnson, I know aunty faith carried aunty on strong hands to the other side. Thank you for Philicity and all the beautiful things we will remember about you in and through her."

Jacaranda FM and The Scenic Drive with Rian are keeping Philicity Reeken and family in our prayers during this difficult time. 

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Photo: Supplied/ Philicity Reeken 

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