A 34-year-old man has died in California after testing constructive of coronavirus simply days in the past, and a couple of weeks after visiting Walt Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida … TMZ has realized.
Jeffrey Ghazarian from Glendora, CA, died Thursday morning at a Pasadena hospital after spending 5 days hooked as much as a ventilator and battling for his life … based on his household.
His sister says … “He suffered a lot and put up a good fight. We will miss our Jeff everyday but we are thankful for all the fun happy memories of the times we had together.”
Jeff’s timeline concerning his COVID-19 an infection is terrifying and needs to be eye-opening for individuals of all ages. According to his household, he flew from L.A. to Orlando on March 2 for a piece convention, however stayed a couple of additional days to go to Disney World and Universal theme parks with associates.
We’re instructed on March 7 he developed a cough, and the subsequent day he coughed up blood. He flew again to LAX on March 9 … and instantly went to the ER, the place he additionally had a excessive fever.
The household says a chest x-ray confirmed Jeff had pneumonia, and he was examined for COVID-19 and despatched residence with fluids and antibiotics and instructed to self-quarantine till he bought the outcomes again.
We’re instructed the outcomes got here again constructive on March 13, and Jeff was offered a transportable oxygen meter to control his ranges … which took a flip for the more serious that afternoon.
On March 14 he was taken by ambulance to the hospital and shortly transferred to the ICU when it was found his lungs have been 60-70 p.c blocked with pneumonia. Doctors determined the perfect path ahead was to sedate and intubate, hoping a ventilator would assist his lungs heal.
Sadly — and regardless of the household claiming he was accepted for antiviral meds — he took a flip for the more serious and by no means bought the medicine in time … and handed away Thursday morning.
It seems Jeffrey was an at-risk affected person. He had a historical past of bronchial asthma and frequent bronchitis as a baby, although he outgrew that. He additionally had beat testicular most cancers again in 2016.
The CDC now says younger individuals may also be at grave threat … and this underscores the hazard.