36-year-old single mother traces heartbreaking descent into coronavirus death while caring for two children – The Sun


Only one mom with two children, whose coronavirus infection has been misdiagnosed, recounted her progressive death in heartbreaking positions.

Anastasia Petrova, 36, first had a fever on March 23 and died eight days later – one of Russia’s youngest victims to date.

Single mother Anastasia Petrova, 36, had a first fever on March 23Credit: VK.com

The editor of the Russian economic magazine had been working from home in Perm while taking care of her two beloved sons Ilya, 12, and Yaroslav, 10.

Located near the Urals mountains, Petrova ” happily trained for an online conference ”on its first day of confinement, March 23.

She attacked “Covidiots” who gathered in a crowd of more than 150 people in the city.

But later that day, the editor noticed that her temperature had suddenly skyrocketed and that she was suffering from a sore throat and severe cough.

Calling her doctor, she was asked about contacts who may have recently returned from abroad.

Petrova explained that several of them had left, but returned home ” more than 14 days ago. “

He was advised to take his temperature every 20 minutes and take paracetamol to lower his temperature.

“You can see how it goes from 38.4 ° C to 37.3 ° C,” she wrote hopefully.

Petrova ignored her symptoms, displaying: “I think it’s just ARVI (acute respiratory viral infection), by the way (not Coronavirus). “

That evening, his “favorite” doctor arrived and spoke to him “a meter away”.

“She promised they would come for a test [for Covid-19] and asked me not to leave the house for 14 days, or at least until my test is negative, “added the mother.

But, Petrova was not worried because the doctor said she wasprobably it was the killer bug.

The health of the publisher of the business magazine deteriorated rapidly and died several days after the first symptomsCredit: VK.com

She posted: “We laughed when I was issued a sickness note for ARVI – she had visited 32 sick people today. “

Keep an eye on the deadly impact of the pandemic on Italy, noted Petrova that “thousands” died there while Russia “had everything under control”.

However, her health took a dramatic turn in one day and she was in hospital on March 24, just one day after experiencing the first symptoms.

“The resuscitators came with a ventilator, very cool and professional,” she wrote from her intensive care bed.

“By the way, they wear masks for snorkelling. In addition to masks for the mouth and nose. “

The editor was ordered to continue breathing the supplied oxygen, while help was readily available “if I feel worse. “

Petrova later updated hospital staff “cursed the paramedics for not using full protection during emergency calls.

“My temperature has been reduced to 38 ° C.”

Petrova later posted to her friends, “Neither I nor the doctors think it is a coronavirus.”

Her symptoms suggested that she was suffering from “regular flu.”

But, the doctors decided to keep her in the hospital, because of ” the state of my lungs and a very high temperature. ”

One of her friends posted on social media that she was “exceptionally gifted, talented and endowed with such good mental capacities”Credit: VK.com

Petrova added that she had “no strength, I sleep 90% of the time”.

Worryingly, on March 27, she reported that her test was negative for the coronavirus.

But later her boyfriend revealed that the sick woman had sent her a message the next day, “Yulia, my second test was positive. I feel very bad. “

It was her last communication and she died on March 31.

Petrova’s two sons test negative for the coronavirus and will be raised by her mother, Marina, also a publisher.

Paying homage, one of her friends, Tatyana Cherepanova posted on social media that she was “exceptionally gifted, talented and endowed with such good mental abilities”.

However, residents of Perm expressed his death was listed as something other than coronavirus.

This prompted Perm acting governor Dmitry Makhonin told reporters: “The death of journalist Anastasia Petrova caused a great outcry.

“If we knew she had a coronavirus, why are they [authorities] silent about it?

“It is unacceptable to hide information from the public.

“We must not lie to the people. “

Moscow is the Russian epicenter of the pandemic and strict measures are in place to prevent the spread of the disease.

The Moscow Times reported that more than 3,500 people were infected in Russia and 30 have officially died from the new virus.

She was taken from her apartment to Perm hospital, where she later diedCredit: Yandex
Although the editor received oxygen, her condition quickly deterioratedCredit: Stopcoronavirus.Perm
Anastasia Petrova’s two young sons must now be raised by their grandmotherCredit: VK.com


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