A mother whose 10-year-old daughter died of COVID-19 warned at a school board meeting this week that “COVID is not over” and urged people to “do whatever we can to protect our children”. can” appealed.
Nicole Sperry, a teacher from Suffolk, Virginia, speaks at a board meeting of Chesapeake Public Schools on Monday. His daughter was cremated on Sunday.
“My message to you and those who are listening is that COVID is not over. It doesn’t matter what the people standing here have said,” Sperry said.
“During the last meeting, there were parents or concerned citizens who gave you wrong information. He said that basically Kovid is over and healthy people do not die. Their opinion, when they were sharing this information, was the fact that I was sitting next to the deathbed of my healthy daughter,” she said.
Sperry said that “now more than ever, we need to do everything we can to protect our children.”
“We need to be an example to them on how to wear a mask properly. We need to be an example for them to show compassion and empathy,” Sperry said.
The mother said her family has taken precautions and “have done everything possible to help reduce the spread of COVID.” She said that her daughter was learning to roller skate, but her family was avoiding taking her to crowded places due to the spread of the virus.
“COVID is real, and we wish people would take it more seriously,” Sperry said.
Granthshala has contacted Sperry for more information.
Teresa Sperry died on 27 September According to multiple reports. his mother accused in a post on facebook That the girl was required by a teacher to drive sick classmates to a nurse’s office at Hillpoint Elementary School before she tested positive for COVID-19.
According to multiple reports, the school authorities launched an investigation into the claim.
However, children are less likely than adults to become seriously ill from COVID-19, the most recent wave of the virus. More children were seen to test positive than older adults – Primarily because of the COVID-19 vaccines being approved for persons 12 years of age and older.
The number of hospitalizations of children with COVID-19 increased in August and September. Weekly pediatric admissions rose to three children per 100,000 in the week ending September 5.
in Wisconsin, One parent filed a federal lawsuit Against the Waukesha School District and the Waukesha School Board, saying their son became ill after coming in contact with a classmate with COVID-19 symptoms.