Washington mother says she nonetheless caught coronavirus regardless of taking slew of precautions to keep away from it
Rebecca Drobis, 43, advised The Washington Post her household took the pandemic “very severely” from the start.
She stated rising up together with her father, a physician, made her “hyper-aware of germs” and washing her arms. Likewise, her toddler daughter, who was 7 months outdated in March, made her additional vigilant.
“My mother and father are of their 70s, and we’re very shut with them. They used to observe my daughter as soon as per week, and we determined straight away to have them cease coming over,” Drobis stated.
Her household ordered masks and stayed residence, leaving just for an occasional stroll. Whereas outdoors, she made positive to take care of social distancing always. The household additionally stopped going to the grocery, having every thing delivered.
However regardless of her greatest efforts, Drobis examined optimistic for COVID-19 in late Might.
“After the take a look at, I pulled over, and I simply began hysterically crying. I used to be so scared. How did this occur?” Drobis advised the Publish.
Drobis’ husband disinfected every thing in the home, their daughter’s garments, toys, and every thing Drobis might have presumably come into contact with.
“We figured after all my husband had it, after all I’d given it to my daughter. It was only a matter of — are we each going to get actually sick? If we each get actually sick, who’s going to handle Rosie?” Drobis advised The Publish.
Drobis’ husband examined twice for COVID-19. Each instances the outcomes got here again damaging. Her prolonged household, likewise, received examined.
To at the present time, she stays uncertain how she grew to become contaminated with the virus however has come to be “okay with not figuring out how this occurred.”
“This virus doesn’t match neatly into any form of system of order that is smart. The entire expertise has left me with an amazing quantity of pure gratitude and aid,” Dobris stated. “I perceive why the entire sacrifices, small and large, are so essential.”