Michigan Couple Reunites After Fighting Covid-19 Separately
A couple that has been married for 20 years just spent over a month apart as they battled the Coronavirus separated from each other.
David and Charlunda Thompson of Inkster, Michigan haven't been a part for nearly this long in their 20 year marriage. Especially when they need each other the most. However, they had no choice while fighting a virus that has killed over 5,000 in Michigan alone in the last 2 months.
According to Fox 2 Detroit,
It was late March when they both got sick from the coronavirus. Charlunda has underlying conditions so she was immediately admitted to Beaumont Dearborn and was soon on a ventilator.
Charlunda was in pretty bad shape and was on a ventilator for a couple weeks. Meanwhile, her husband David also found himself fighting for his life as he was eventually admitted to a different hospital. They were both very sick and are lucky to be alive.
After Charlunda was able to breathe on her own she found that she had a new problem. Her muscles had atrophied and she could barely hold an ink pen. Leading up to the couples reunion Charlunda was doing physical therapy at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation in Grand Rapids. On May 6th, 45 days after they were separated, the couple finally see each other in this touching reunion. You must watch this touching video from Click on Detroit.