Father's Day with an essential worker: Family of 9 infected with COVID-19 during celebration
Aposia Singleton and eight of her family members - her parents, sisters, brother-in-law and nephews - contracted the virus after a Father's Day celebration. No generation of her family was spared from the virus. They shared the story of their recovery.
REPORTING THEIR PATIENTS COMPARED WITH 89% ON FRIDAY. >>> FOR A LOCAL FAMILY, THE VIRUS IT FAST AND IT DID NOT SPARE ANY GENERATION, JOINING US WITH A LOOK AT THE RECOVERY. AARON? >> Reporter: GETTING TESTED, AT A LOCAL CVS PHARMACY, SHE FOUND OUT SHE AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS WHO TOOK PART IN A FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION TESTED POSITIVE. WE ARE HAPPY TO REPORT THAT THEY HAVE RECOVERED, BUT THEY WANT PEOPLE TO TAKE THE VIRUS SERIOUSLY.>> I'M THE ONE PERSON WHO WEARS A MASK, SANITIZE, I HAVEN'T GONE TO A RESTAURANT OR A BAR. DURING THIS PROCESS, I WORK FROM HOME, SO I THOUGHT I WOULD NOT GET COVID. >> Reporter: BUT SINGLETON AND 8 OF HER FAMILY MEMBERS, PARENTS, SISTERS, BROTHER-IN- LAW AND NEPHEWS CONTRACTED THE VIRUS AFTER A FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION IN DURHAM, HER FATHER, AN ESSENTIAL WORKER, COMPLAINED OF A FEVER AND BODY ACHES DURING THE GET TOGETHER, AND SHE EXPERIENCED BODY ACHES. >> I DIDN'T SLEEP, I TOSSED AND TURNED, 24 HOUR TOSSING AND TURNING, YOU FELT LIKE A BUS THAT YOU, YOU CAN'T MOVE, YOUR MUSCLES ARE WEAK, I DIDN'T EXPERIENCE FEVER BUT MY FAMILY DID>> Reporter: THEY CALLED EACH INFECTED PERSON WALLING QUARANTINE, SHE IS THANKFUL THAT THEY HAVE RECOVERED. >> IT IS A BLESSING, I HONESTLY DON'T KNOW HOW WE WERE ABLE TO DEFEAT IT.>> Reporter: SINGLETON TELLS ME THAT SHE FINISHED 14 DAYS OF HER QUARANTINE. AS OF YESTERDAY, BUT SHE WANTS TO STAY HOME A LITTLE WHILE