7-month-old S.C. child checks optimistic for coronavirus – WFLA

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CAMDEN, S.C. (CNN/WACH) — A 7-month-old child in South Carolina seems to be one of many youngest People to check optimistic for the coronavirus.

Child Emmett Doster examined optimistic for the brand new virus Tuesday after waking up from a nap with a fever.

“He awoke from a nap working a fever so we have been going to play it out and see, however my mother examined optimistic for the virus as effectively,” Courtney Doster, the newborn’s mom, mentioned.

The 104-degree fever landed Emmett on the pressing care in Elgin.

Tuesday’s optimistic take a look at outcomes have your entire household of 5 on lockdown.

“My husband and I are each, you understand, authorized guardian, so we’re each beneath the authorized contract from DHAC to remain at residence,” Courtney Doster mentioned. “They requested us all to not go wherever since we’ve been uncovered. And I imply it is smart since you wish to assist, you understand, not unfold the virus.”

Doster’s 4-year-old and 2-year-old are fortunately not exhibiting any indicators of the virus.

The household posted their story to social media Friday to assist unfold consciousness. The posts have been shared greater than 40,000 instances.

“It is extremely essential, particularly for, you understand, the immune compromise,” Doster mentioned. “So it’s not likely about us, however about all people else as effectively.”

For now, like everybody else, the Doster household is taking it sooner or later at a time.

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