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By Dharani | Feb 12, 2020 07:17 PM

As the coronavirus death toll surpassed 1,000 in China, excerpts from diary of a young Wuhan girl has left everyone with a heavy heart. She has chronologically narrated the death of her parents and how it left her miserable until she herself ended up becoming the victim of the vicious infection.

Coronavirus outbreak: Read the Heart-rending Diary of a Wuhan Girl!

It reads as follows.

January 23: They quarantined the city, I'm scared. We need help, my mother is getting sicker.

January 26: Mom called, said the hospital was going to transfer her to Jinyintan (a specialised hospital for infectious diseases)... Not sure if it's good news.

January 28: Mom is gone. Don't reply, don't give me thumbs up, I'm not in the mood.

January 29: Waiting for dad to finish his CT scan, don't know how long it'll take. Squating by the sidewalk, never have I felt so dejected, so powerless my entire life. This is the worst kind of heartbreak, but I need to be by his side until the very end.

February 2: Helped dad check into the hospital today, much like he did mom on the 24th. It was raining heavily on that day. I wish I had one last good look at her. There was a drizzle today. Dad shooed me away from his ward and told me not to visit him again.

February 4: I dreamed of mom. She wasn't in the dream, but I was looking for her, asking everyone: Have you seen my mom? She didn't know dad got sick, I was looking for her...

Yesterday: Respiratory failure, such a cruel way to die. Mom, would you take dad with you to heaven where he can breathe freely? And don't you worry about me. Today I asked dad to remember my face, to remember my voice. When I was a kid, you used to say, if I got lost, you would come find me, and by the birthmark on my body you would know it was me. I know when we meet again, you will recognise me.

20 hours ago: Dad, I have lost you too. You go and look for mom now, then you two wait for me. We will come home together.

12 hours ago: I'm so scared. I'm also infected.

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்