Coronavirus Diary: Quarantined SF family shares daily updates about what it's like to be tested, isolated due to COVID-19 fears

ByJuan Carlos Guerrero KGO logo
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Coronavirus Diary: Quarantined SF family shares daily updates
After a family member came down with a fever, reality set in of the possibility the illness was caused by COVID-19. Here's one San Francisco family's experience navigating doctors to finally get tested for novel coronavirus and the quarantine aftermath that came with it.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- As people across the San Francisco Bay Area, the U.S. and the world deal with shelter-in-place orders and uncertainty due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, we at ABC7 News are continuing to follow one of our colleagues, multimedia producer Juan Carlos Guerrero, who has been in self-isolation even before the order was given for our region.

Guerrero's wife, an employee of Santa Clara County, became ill on Friday, March 13. As a precaution, both of them stayed in their home. He's been chronicling their ordeal and sharing their story.

We recently learned it was confirmed she tested positive. Though she is feeling much better and he never had symptoms, they will remain in isolation for another week, per the quarantine guidelines.

Here's a look at this San Francisco family's daily diary:

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