‘It Felt Like I Was Living A Nightmare’: Turlock Family Healthy Once Again After COVID-19 Battle

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TURLOCK (CBS13) — A Turlock family is happy to be healthy and at home after a rocky couple of months battling COVID-19. The road to recovery, family says, wasn’t easy.

“It felt like I was living a nightmare,” Jessenia Lizarraga said. She described her COVID-19 symptoms as unlike anything else she’s ever experienced and felt like a severe case of pneumonia.

“I wasn’t able to breathe on my own anymore,” Lizarraga said. “I was tapped out on oxygen through the nose and the mouth.”

She contracted the virus back in April, likely exposed to it at work. Lizarraga suffers from asthma, which made treating her coronavirus symptoms difficult. But what made it even more difficult was the fact that she was seven months pregnant.

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