In March 2020, Tracy Schofield of Ontario came down with a sore throat, a fever, and shortness of breath.
The next day, the 49-year-old registered nurse and mother of three tested positive for COVID-19.
Despite the fact she spent the next two weeks in self-isolation, Tracy’s next coronavirus test was still positive.
Her health worsened, too. Her temperature remained high, and she completely lost her sense of smell and taste; she says she couldn’t even taste salt-and-vinegar chips!
Since her initial diagnosis, Tracy’s symptoms have mostly dissipated, and doctors say she is no longer contagious.
However, she has taken 10 COVID-19 tests in total, and they keep coming back positive.
According to the Cambridge Times, “Her 17-year-old son Ethan had joked she should go for the COVID-19 record, as an infectious disease doctor told her the longest stretch before a negative test was 42 days. It’s a record Tracy wish[es] she didn’t have.”
And it’s a record she continues to break, as you’ll see in the clip below.
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