A Zimbabwean Student At St Andrews University in the US has died of COVID-19, VOA reports. Mellisa Jackquiline reportedly died yesterday according to the family spokesperson Takudzwa Mandaza.
Takudzwa spoke to the publication and conveyed the family’s devastation on the passing on of 19-year-old Melisa. Takudzwa said:
Her dad passed on a while back and she was in Michigan with her mum and other siblings studying at St. Andrews University …She was asthmatic and she tested positive for the coronavirus and passed away yesterday in hospital
Takudzwa did not shed light on when Mellisa will be buried. Mellisa died on the same day as Zimbabwean Broadcaster Zororo Makamba who also succumbed to COVID-19.