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After months of following COVID-19 guidelines, a Texas family 'let their guard down' for a day. All 12 of them got sick.

Added 11-24-20 06:04:03pm EST - “After taking "great precautions" for months, a Texas family gathered together on Nov. 1. All 12 were infected with COVID-19 and some spread it.” - News.yahoo.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From News.yahoo.com: “After months of following COVID-19 guidelines, a Texas family 'let their guard down' for a day. All 12 of them got sick.”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Alexa Aragonez said her family prided themselves on following COVID-19 precautions for months before a dozen of them gathered Nov. 1 for a "low-key" get-together.

Within days, everyone who attended had tested positive and, soon, three other family members became sick as well.

Weeks later, the family is still reeling from the outbreak, and those sickened are still battling symptoms, Aragonez told USA TODAY. Her mother, one of those who attended, was hospitalized for a week and may be on medication for the rest of her life because of damage from the virus.

"Please don't be like my family and ignore the CDC guidelines. By staying apart, we can fight this virus together," Aragonez said in a public service announcement published by the City of Arlington, Texas, her employer.

Multiple family members joined her in the video to echo the same message: Encouraging listeners to wear a mask, maintain social distance and wash their hands.

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