An unvaccinated California couple has died from COVID-19 problems weeks aside, leaving 5 younger kids to be raised by their grandmother. Their brood features a newborn, who 37-year-old supply nurse Davy Macias gave start to through cesarean part whereas intubated. She handed away on August 26 earlier than she may meet her new daughter, (*5*).
Davy’s husband, 38-year-old center college math trainer Daniel Macias, was in therapy on the identical hospital as his spouse when she gave start. He was ready to take a look at images nurses confirmed him of his new child woman earlier than he, too, died of COVID-19 on September 9.
Recently retired kindergarten trainer Terry Macias, who’s now taking care of her son’s kids — three women and two boys, with ages starting from newborn to eight — has but to call the toddler. The household refers to her merely as Baby Girl for now.
Terry believes her son and daughter-in-law doubtless contracted the coronavirus whereas on a current journey to an indoor water park, a household tour forward of the beginning of college, she advised CNN. The couple had been extraordinarily cautious about COVID-19 at first of the pandemic, having their groceries delivered and diligently wiping down surfaces, she famous. (The pair had offered their home earlier than the pandemic started and had been residing with Terry.)
They weren’t in opposition to the vaccine, she added, solely wished to be taught extra concerning the security of it earlier than getting it.
“It wasn’t that they didn’t want to be vaccinated — they planned on it,” she mentioned.
The sudden loss of Davy and Daniel has rocked the household and their kids, who Terry believes haven’t totally accepted their parents’ deaths but.
“[Sometimes] our dreams don’t come true,” she was pressured to inform her 3-year-old granddaughter just lately after she dreamt her father had come dwelling from the hospital.