A 35-year-old woman and mother of 13 children has died of coronavirus in Stockton-On-Tees (Durham, United Kingdom). The deceased, Sonia Patridge, has lost her life just the week in which his family, made up of his partner and their 13 children, received an eviction order by the owners of the home where the members of this extended family live.
His partner, Kerry Ann, has lamented the loss of his wife in the British media, as reported in the Mirror newspaper. “Sonia was harassed for being so big, but she gave us all the confidence so that we did not care what others thought”, Has reflected.
According to Ann, Patridge was in poor health and was obese. “I could only say a word or two“So she was taken and admitted to North Tees University Hospital, where she died surrounded by part of her family.
“She was very tired, so she decided to take off the mask with which she was being administered oxygen, and since then she has died very quickly”, Explained his widow.
For her part, one of her daughters, Meera Jo, has assured that “there will never be enough words to thank her mother for what she has done for her.” However, both indicate that the family will “need time” to face the loss of the family’s “backbone”. “Taking care of the little ones is going to be very difficult now”Ann has lamented.
In addition to the death of Sonia Patridge, the problems accumulate in the large family, since They have recently received an eviction order from the owners of the house where they reside. To meet the funeral expenses and face the threat of eviction, they have opened a campaign to receive donations on a crowdfunding page.
The United Kingdom is one of the countries in Europe that have been most affected by the pandemic. Yesterday 19,609 new infections were reported, for a total of approximately 1.43 million infections. In addition, 53,274 people have lost their lives.