A woman named Brittany Jencik of Penfield, N.Y., near Rochester, who showed no symptoms after contracting Coronavirus has unknowingly infected 17 of her 18 children.
Accordng to source, She infected her kids including, some who were adopted while asymptomatic about five weeks ago.
Explaining her struggles with the killer disease, Jencik, who doesn’t know how she got infected with Coronavirus said: ‘I was extremely concerned that I was never going to be the same.’
According to her, it after she became seriously ill from the virus, her children started showing symptoms for COVID-19.
‘It was terrifying. I was a little ahead of them in the timing of it all,’ the mother said.
‘I was as afraid of my life as I had ever been, and not much scares me,’ she tells WHAM.
Though, after weeks of isolation, the family is slowly recovering from the deadly virus.
So far, New York State, the nation’s epicenter of the outbreak, has had more than 223,699 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 2,800 deaths. In total, the US has over 708,837 infections and 37, 308 deaths.
Although New York City rapidly became the state’s epicentre, upstate areas in the state like Rochester were also hard-hit by the virus.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed another 630 new coronavirus-related deaths had occurred overnight, upping New York’s death toll to 12,822 Friday.