Des Moines woman mourns the death of her husband of 50 years due to COVID-19
An Iowa woman is mourning the death of her husband after she says he contracted COVID-19 while the couple was on vacation.
Marcia Isaac said she and her husband Gayle took a cruise on March 6, before docking in San Diego.
The couple was supposed to spend a week there, but decided to head home after Gayle developed a fever and cough.
Marcia said she began to show symptoms of COVID-19 and was not allowed in the hospital room. She said Gayle died on April 3, after spending a week on a ventilator.
She said she had to say goodbye to her husband of 50 years through a video chat.
Marcia said she has since recovered from COVID-19, and she hopes those who do not take the virus seriously will listen to her story.