‘I am devastated’: 39-year-old Brampton, Ont. father who died of COVID-19 alone at house tried to guard household

2021-05-04 06:50:00

TORONTO —
A Brampton, Ont. household mourning the dying of a 39-year-old father who examined optimistic for COVID-19 is questioning if an X-ray may have altered his path for medical care and should have helped stop him from dying at house alone.

“I’m devastated and shattered, damaged. I misplaced the love of my life. He was my soul mate, my every little thing,” stated Vincenza Vono, the spouse of Mauro Vono, in an interview with CTV Information Toronto on Monday.

The Vonos have been completely satisfied, having fun with life with their four-month-old daughter Arianna when Mauro contracted COVID-19 shortly after Easter. He died on April 20.

“He beloved [Arianna] a lot. She would play with the little hairs on his beard and have such a twinkle in her eye. They simply adored one another and it’s not honest. He’s not going to have the ability to expertise any of her firsts,” stated an emotional Vincenza.

She stated security was every little thing to her husband of 4 years, whereas operating his panorama building firm and when he felt unwell, he had Vincenza and the newborn transfer out to go and keep together with her dad and mom.

Vincenza stated on April 17, with a cough and congestion, Mauro determined to hunt care at an pressing care centre in Vaughan run by Mackenzie Well being and requested for an X-ray, however was instructed his vitals didn’t warrant one.

Medical centre

Two days later, the couple had their final dialog over textual content message. 

“He stated that he felt a bit of gentle headed however he felt higher when he lied down and that was the final I heard of him. That he simply went to go lie down. That was it. He by no means awakened.”

The subsequent morning Vincenza known as 911. First responders discovered Mauro inside. 

“I’m not a medical skilled, however I feel if he had been given the chance for an X-ray issues could be totally different as a result of he died of pneumonia and the pneumonia was there for just a few days,” stated Vincenza.

“Mackenzie Well being extends our deepest sympathies to the household for his or her tragic and profound loss throughout this very troublesome time. Whereas we perceive the curiosity in studying extra about this story in additional element, we can’t present info associated to a particular affected person’s take care of privateness and confidentiality causes,” Mackenzie Well being stated in a press release to CTV Information Toronto.

Vincenza in the meantime is grateful for the assist she’s acquired and the 1000’s of {dollars} raised in an on-line fundraiser for her daughter Arianna, who additionally caught COVID-19, and was handled at SickKids.

Vincenza stated Mauro all the time cared for others and encourages folks now to remain protected and get vaccinated.

She doesn’t need anybody else to lose their beloved one the best way she did.

“He introduced a lot love and life and to everybody and laughter, his smile was so contagious he’d simply gentle up a room when he walked in. He touched so many individuals in such a optimistic means,” stated Vincenza.

Mauro Vono

Workplace of the Chief Coroner investigating 29 instances of COVID deaths at house

In April, Ontario’s Chief Coroner Dr. Dick Huyer pointed to a development of extra folks dying at house due to COVID-19. 

On Monday, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Well being Dr. David Williams stated with the variants on this third wave it’s a problem folks beneath 50 want to look at for.

“Sadly these items might occur. We don’t need it to occur, so watch out. Verify once more. Monitor for these modifications. Return and get seen in case you have any doubts and issues,” he stated.

The coroner’s workplace stated it’s investigating 29 such instances, however couldn’t present info on particular instances.

“The OCC remains to be investigating the elements and commonalities within the instances … The instances appear to be within the youthful demographics (beneath 60) and deaths are occurring extra immediately than anticipated contemplating the signs recorded,” the workplace stated in a press release.

“There aren’t particular indications within the early levels of the investigation to counsel that folks prevented or not reached out for well being care.”

The OCC stated if individuals are involved about themselves or relations, they need to attain out to their main care physicians or different well being care. 


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