The household of a girl from Springfield, Illinois, who died after contracting COVID-19 in a breakthrough case blamed unvaccinated individuals in her obituary.
“She was preceded in dying by greater than 4,531,799 others contaminated with COVID-19,” the household of now-diseased 66-year-old Candace Kay Ayers wrote . “She was vaccinated however was contaminated by others who selected to not be. The fee was her life.”
Ayers was vaccinated earlier this yr however contracted COVID-19 in July, in keeping with her household. She died on Sept. 3 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
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Ayers’s 36-year-old son, Marc, mentioned those that politicized the vaccine are responsible.
“This entire factor is so preventable ,” he mentioned, in keeping with the State Journal-Register . “Folks have politicized this and made it about politics. These are the individuals who have perpetuated the cycle of ache for our household and so many others.”
“Simply put on a masks and get a shot,” he added. “Simply buckle up for somewhat bit.”
Marc mentioned he suspects his mom might have been contaminated on a driving journey to Mississippi in mid-July, however he additionally speculated she might have been contaminated in Springfield.
Instances of COVID-19, fueled by the extra contagious delta variant, have been spiking in Illinois and nationwide, reaching 1,500 new circumstances per day at the start of September.