At present, the cumulative number of confirmed cases and deaths of COVID-19 in the United States is rising.
Behind these cold figures is the separation of tens of thousands of families in the United States.
Recently, a married couple in Ohio, USA, who has been married for 70 years, died of COVID-19 only a few minutes apart.
Dick and Shirley from Ohio, USA, are a couple who have been married for 70 years. They met in high school.
After marriage, they loved each other very much and raised five children together, as well as 13 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
On December 22 last year, the couple also celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary together. However, since then, the two have developed some symptoms of COVID-19.
Daughter of the Dick couple: They told us that they thought they had a cold.
Four days later, the two were diagnosed with COVID-19.
On January 2 this year, Dick and Shirley were admitted to the hospital due to their serious illness. On the 16th, the two died in a few minutes.
At the end of their death, medical staff arranged them to say their final farewell in the same ward. The medical staff also held the hands of the two together.
Daughter of Dick and his wife: They held hands (at that time) and their mother’s head rested on his father’s shoulder.
The report said that the time between the Dicks died was only a few minutes, and according to the original plan, they should be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus three days later.
Woman died of COVID-19, leaving five children
Jasmine, 34 years old, from California, was diagnosed with COVID-19 at the end of December last year.
He died on January 13 because of the deterioration of his condition.
The five children she left behind can only be raised by her brother.
Brother of Jasmine: We all hope that she can go home. Justin loves everyone. She is a very good person.