April 29, 2020
Jaime Peralez Jr. of Weslaco turned 47 on March 14. Five days later he was admitted to Knapp Medical Center with a fever and body aches; he would spend over a month there fighting COVID-19 before being released Monday.
It’s something that you don’t want to recommend to anyone, because it is terrible. It just knocks you out, knocks you down completely,” he said. “The most important thing, I want to say this to everybody, is stay home. Do not get out of the house unless it’s an emergency.”