A woman in New York who showed no symptoms after contracting the coronavirus has unknowingly infected 17 of her 18 children, including some who were adopted.
The mother, Brittany Jencik of Penfield, N.Y., near Rochester, said she infected her kids including, some who were adopted while asymptomatic about five weeks ago.
‘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.
According to her, it after she became seriously ill from the virus, her children started showing symptoms for COVID-19.
Explaining her struggles with the killer virus, 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.’
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 more than 12,800 deaths.
Across the country, there are more than 691,567 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, and nearly 37,000 deaths as of Saturday April 18.