A California man who contracted the coronavirus after attending a celebration posted a haunting warning on Fb the day before he died.
Tommy Macias, 51, started to indicate signs a week after attending a celebration in early June in Lake Elsinore, about 70 miles exterior Los Angeles, NBC Information reported.
On June 20, he penned the tragic message wherein he expressed remorse for failing to observe social distancing measures and mask-wearing pointers and for placing his household in danger.
“As a result of of my stupidity, I put my mother and sisters’ and my household’s well being in jeopardy. This has been a very painful expertise,” he wrote.
“This is no joke. If you need to exit put on a masks and apply social distancing.”
Macias, a truck driver, added, “Hopefully with God’s assist I’ll have the ability to survive this.”
An official from the Riverside County Workplace of Important Data informed NBC Information that Macias died from COVID-19 the next day.
Macias had tried to strictly observe the state’s shelter-in-place order between late March and early June as a result of he was in danger with diabetes, Gustavo Lopez, his brother-in-law, informed Yahoo Information.
However Macias determined to attend the celebration after Gov. Gavin Newsom signaled he’d be loosening coronavirus restrictions, the outlet reported.
“He was quarantining as a result of he was chubby and had diabetes,” Lopez mentioned.
After the soiree, one of Macias’ mates contacted him to let him know he had examined optimistic for the coronavirus — and that he knew of his optimistic prognosis when he attended the celebration, Lopez informed Yahoo.
However the pal falsely believed that as a result of he didn’t really feel any signs, he couldn’t transmit the virus to others.
Lopez mentioned he knew of greater than a dozen individuals who contracted COVID-19 after attending the celebration.
Macias was transported to a native hospital at about 11 a.m. June 2 and positioned on a ventilator between roughly 6 p.m. and seven p.m. before he handed away round 9 p.m., Lopez mentioned.
“He would do something for everyone,” Lopez informed Yahoo. “No questions requested.”