Coronavirus sickens Indiana mayor’s wife, kills her mother

first_img Pinterest Google+ Coronavirus sickens Indiana mayor’s wife, kills her mother WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. Dozens of research groups around the world are racing to create a vaccine as COVID-19 cases continue to grow. (NIAID-RML via AP) BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The wife of a southern Indiana mayor has been hospitalized for more than a week with a coronavirus infection and her mother died last week from the illness.Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s wife, Indiana University law professor Dawn Johnsen, wrote in a Facebook post Monday that she was in her ninth day in the hospital and was hopeful of returning home soon.Johnsen wrote that her 79-year-old mother died Thursday in the Philadelphia area, where she became ill with COVID-19 while visiting another relative.The mayor’s office says test results Monday showed Hamilton doesn’t have a coronavirus infection. Facebook Twitter CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Google+ Twitter By Associated Press – April 20, 2020 0 349 WhatsApp Previous articleSchererville man charged in the death of girlfriend’s son, 5Next articleGovernor Holcomb officially extends Stay-At-Home order Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications.last_img read more