Pastor Robert Burale has come out confirming that he has contracted the coronavirus and is at the Nairobi Hospital. The trendy pastor took to Instagram and uploaded a video of him in ICU.
From the video, you can see Burale lying on his hospital bed with breathing tubes in his nose. He cautioned Kenyans against taking coronavirus lightly, seeing it is real. However, the pastor claimed he does not know where he got the virus from.
“I beg you, do not get to a place that you have to buy oxygen. My oxygen levels are getting better, bless you all.”
“Let this be a lesson to Kenyans who are just playing around and making fun. If you’re not careful, you’ll take this thing to your old parents and put them at risk. One day I will give the testimony, God bless you guys.”
He further revealed that he had just completed recording a Facebook program when he started struggling to breathe. He then went to the Nairobi hospital, where the doctors tested him for the coronavirus. Twenty-four hours later, on the 1st of July 2020 and Robert Burale found out that he had tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus.
The controversial pastor also revealed that his health is getting better. He also thanked his friends, family, and supporters for their support and prayers during these tough times.
Netizens react to Pastor Robert Burale’s video.
This video, however, sparked some netizens the wrong way, with many claiming that Burale was faking it. They took the discussion to Twitter, making the topic trend for the better part of the day.
Some questioned why Burale had a cap on yet he was in ICU and fighting for his life. According to some, the pastor should be concentrating on improving his health rather than posting on social media.
Here are some of the relations from netizens. You can follow the Twitter trend here.
First Bishop Wanjiru then Burale…My guts are telling me that Rev Victor Githu is next,,closely followed by Pastor Ng'ang'a..Buckle up.. pic.twitter.com/kGk1jZWU9X
— B.L.I.S.S A.N.D.R.E (@Sir_PintoKENYA) July 8, 2020
The first actor was Brenda. She flew in from US via London.
She started talking, went off script & we spotted her lies.#BuraleTheActor shld fight his gov't Corona & leave us in peace
We know Covid-19 is real, but wen such fuckery start coming our ways, we won't be silent. Burale pic.twitter.com/AZRkfxH1lG
— I am Daisy (@OneDaisyOne) July 8, 2020
Musa Otieno contracted COVID 19.
No one questioned
Pastors Burale and Margaret Wanjiru contracted
Because Musa Otieno has no history of untrustworthiness.
— Harrison Ole Marex (@Olemarex) July 8, 2020
Pastor Robert Burale should focus on getting well and stop with the social media theatrics!
He is slaying even in the ICU! Ufala! pic.twitter.com/IHEzIRkKhN
— Maxon Airo (@MaxonAiro) July 8, 2020