Update @ 20:00 - We are saddened by the news that Dolly passed away at 18:40 this evening. Our sincere condolences to her family, and all who knew and loved her.
GEORGE NEWS - The condition of Georgian Dolly Subramoney, who is in the George ICU with fourth-degree burn wounds, has worsened.
Subramoney was admitted on Sunday 9 August after sustaining serious burn injuries in a fire that broke out in a chalet at the Ou Tol Cango Retreat in Oudtshoorn.
She and two friends were spending the weekend there. They woke up in the early hours of Sunday 9 August to a fire engulfing the chalet. Subramoney was the last to escape through a window.
A week ago, her condition was such that she was taken off the ventilator, but her son, Delaney Subramoney-Cloete, at the end of last week said that her condition had worsened and was dire. She had to be reconnected to a ventilator.
Today, Monday 24 August, Delaney sent out a message to friends and family, saying, "As my mom’s life draws to a graceful close, we ask that you all offer up your prayers and your thoughts and warmth to her so that her transition and journey may be soothing and peaceful. My brother and I are at her bedside, and we will stay here until the very end. She is so happy that we’re here with her, and although she can’t say it, her eyes show it. She is calm and resting and enjoying our stories and words and voices.
"We are so incredibly grateful and humbled by your support for mom and us, and ask that you keep her in your thoughts during her final hours with us."
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