'I am making lots of progress every day' - Lira gives fans an update on her health after stroke

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Lira says she is making progress after her stroke.
Lira says she is making progress after her stroke.

She's making strides daily, she says. 

Musician Lira has shared an update on her health after she had a stroke recently. 

"Dear Fam, Thank you for your overwhelming love , support and prayers. I am recovering well."

She says physically she has been unaffected. "I am strong and healthy. The stroke has unfortunately affected my speech, however I am making lots of progress every day. I will be taking some time to focus on my recovery. Please keep your prayers coming, I can’t wait to be back soon. All my love."

In April, her team announced that she had suffered a stroke while out of the country. 

“To Lira's beloved fans, clients, and associates: As Lira's family, we would like to take this opportunity to share some recent developments regarding Lira's health. Lira recently traveled to Germany for performance but unfortunately suffered a stroke whilst there. As a result, her ability to communicate, in particular, her speech, has been impacted,” they said in a statement.

According to her team, she was undergoing treatment inSouth Africa, led by the "best medical team available". 

“Her medical team has advised that her journey to recovery will require patience and therefore, it is unlikely that she will be able to perform in the short term. That said, Lira is in good spirits and is surrounded by her loving family and close friends as she journeys towards a full recovery. “

The Ngiyazifela singer thanks everyone for their support.

“We thank you all in advance for your prayers, support, kindness, and utmost sensitivity and consideration during this very challenging time in her life. Let there be light!”

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