Yucaipa nurse, mom of five dies of COVID-19 every week after giving start
A Yucaipa mom of 5 who labored as a registered nurse within the exertions and supply ward of Kaiser Permanente in Fontana died closing week of headaches from COVID-19, in line with her circle of relatives.
Davy Macias used to be 37, with kids ages 7 and below, together with a new child.
She died Aug. 26.
“She’s the type of person that when she walks into a room, she lights it up,” brother Vong Serey stated in a telephone interview Monday, Aug. 30. “Everybody’s consideration is on her as a result of she’s that fab of an individual. She has excellent vibes. An excessively loving and worrying mom.
“Such a wonderful person.”
Macias and her husband, Daniel, took their circle of relatives on a seaside holiday towards the top of July, Serey stated. Their closing forestall prior to heading house used to be an indoor water park in Orange County. About every week later, in early August, Serey stated, Daniel Macias texted him that his spouse were admitted to the emergency room with COVID-19.
Within a couple of days, Daniel Macias additionally used to be within the health center fighting the illness, Serey stated.
In an Aug. 12 Facebook publish, Davy Macias wrote: “Thank You to everyone who’s known our status and helped along the way. These last days have been especially hard not seeing my kids. I’ve been hospitalized at 32 weeks with covid. Currently on 10L of oxygen to maintain but hopefully will get weaned off soon. Just exhausted and depleted for energy. Praying for hubbys health now too as he is running this course just a few days behind me.”
The publish contains footage of her kids and a graphic that reads: “32 weeks pregnant today with COVID.”
On Aug. 18, six weeks prior to Macias’ due date, a physician delivered the kid, Serey stated. The child woman is in excellent well being at the present time.
Macias’ situation worsened in a while thereafter, her brother stated.
Macias used to be now not vaccinated, Serey stated, and used to be hesitant to get the shot as a result of she used to be pregnant. Serey didn’t know whether or not her husband were inoculated.
Daniel Macias nonetheless is in essential situation, Serey stated.
The 5 Macias kids, who Serey stated skilled flu-like signs after their holiday however recovered briefly order, at the moment are being cared for via circle of relatives buddies.
Serey, who lives in La Verne, introduced a GoFundMe to lend a hand duvet quite a lot of bills.
Upwards of $105,000 were raised as of Tuesday morning, Aug. 31.
“I’m overwhelmed by the support, blown away by how fast and quick the amount rose up,” Serey stated.
Serey closing noticed and spoke along with his more youthful sister in June, after a get-together for his marriage ceremony anniversary.
Serey stated his sister is the one circle of relatives member who has died of COVID-19.
“She kept her family together,” he stated. “Taking care of the kids was her thing. She took care of them and did a real good job with them, too.”