REVERE (CBS) – Revere is utilizing the tales of residents who’ve battled coronavirus to struggle the virus.
Revere has had 2,587 circumstances of COVID-19, averaging 13.four new circumstances per week. 100 folks within the metropolis have died from the virus.
RevereTV shall be airing the tales of coronavirus survivors, together with a 66-year-old girl who spent 20 days on a ventilator and a 19-year-old whose father spent 45 days within the intensive care unit with out customer entry. Survivors may even speak in regards to the significance of security precautions, together with sporting a masks and social distancing.
Marvin Pena, a 35-year-old veteran who spent 23 days in a coma, stated when he wakened, he suffered from reminiscence loss for just a few weeks.
“I’ve been married for a few yr,” Pena stated. “I forgot who my spouse was.”
Revere has been labeled a crimson – high-risk – group by the state.
“It’s not only a chilly,” Pena stated. “It’s not simply you get sick for just a few days. It’s very extreme. I used to be fortunate. There’s folks dying day by day.”