“Mom was fine. She had a pacemaker and knee problems but I had taken her for medical exams, there was nothing. Midi Libre interviewed a distraught girl, six months after the death of her mother, carried away by Covid-19 after being admitted to intensive care and then plunged into a coma. Fabienne Condamin is all the more distraught as Bernadette, a resident of Saint-Cyprien (Pyrénées-Orientales), would have been infected by a close relative who had visited her, although she suspected she had the Covid-19. Her daughter decided to file a complaint.
This visit dates back to November 4.
“My mother calls me in the evening and tells me that they had a visit during the day from a niece by marriage and her husband, who seemed to her to be feverish.
He was out of breath, he was coughing.
They brought in flower pots together and they stayed for an aperitif, ”Fabienne Condamin told Midi Libre.
What Bernadette Gatelier, 80, did not know at that time is that the couple had been tested the day before for Covid-19 and were waiting for the results.
The next day, she learns that the test came back positive ...
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Bernadette Gatelier in turn tested positive a week later.
“She was starting to get tired;
she had a fever, a cough, ”testifies her daughter.
She was hospitalized and then admitted to intensive care two days after her arrival, where she was placed in a coma.
Fabienne Condamin receives a phone call from a nurse: “If you want to see her, it's now.
A complaint filed
What would have happened if her relatives had not come to see her on November 4? Fabienne Condamin, convinced that they are responsible for the death of her mother, lodged a complaint. "She must not be dead for nothing," she explains to the newspaper. Of course, this is not intentional, but there is a problem of irresponsibility or total inconsistency. It is unacceptable. We do not have the right to take people's lives in this way. We still had a few more years to go. "