The family of a 20-year-old college student who died after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms is now begging others to seriously consider the virus.
Bethany Nesbitt, a student at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana, was found dead October 30 in her dorm room after having symptoms of COVID-19 for about 10 days and was waiting. the test results, according to the announcement from her family. Her family reported positive results after her death.
A third-year psychology student from Grand Ledge, Michigan, has asthma and has previously been taken to the emergency room. Doctors have determined Nesbitt is likely to have COVID-19, but this is not a serious case and she appears to be recovering.
Kosciusko County CEO Anthony Ciriello on Tuesday ruled her official cause of death was a blood clot, noting that “although COVID has played a role in death, it was not due to COVID. cause”;.
However, her family has shown that the blood clot is “widely recognized as one of the most common causes of death in COVID-19 patients.” They are now encouraging others to “exercise extreme caution” as the COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
“Please do not assume that young people will not be affected by this virus. Bethany was careful. She wears her mask. She is socially aloof, ”the statement wrote. “We beg you to take this virus seriously.”
“Grace University students, faculty and staff continue to pray for the Nesbitt family and mourn the death of a beloved classmate, Bethany Nesbitt. We are also working with the family to honor Bethany’s legacy, “Grace University President Bill Katip said in a statement Tuesday. She will always be remembered for her cheerful spirit, her love for God and others, and her positive impact on campus. “