Karl-Anthony Towns' mother, Jacqueline Cruz, mother of the Timberwolves, was put on a ventilator and was in a state of medical coma after experiencing what Towns believed to be a COVID-19 complication.
The Minnesota star made the announcement in an emotional video Post to your Instagram page on Tuesday night. He said his mother's condition had "deteriorated" daily and she had been in the hospital for the past week after he urged her to seek medical help.
"She didn't get any better," Towns said to speak. "Her fever never decreased from 103, could be reduced to 101.9 with medication, and then skyrocketed again at night. She was very uncomfortable. Her lungs were getting worse, coughing. getting worse and worse, she got worse – and we always felt that the next drug would be useful, this is the drug that will be taken, this mixture will help it get done. "
Both Towns' parents were hospitalized and tested for COVID-19, but his father, Karl Sr., was released and told to keep himself isolated.
According to Towns, neither his parents had received the test results, but his mother showed symptoms of coronavirus. He also added that his mother tried to fix it before she got worse and put on a ventilator. He hasn't been able to talk to his mother ever since.
"We talked, and she felt she was turning in the corner; I felt she was turning into the corner," Towns said. to speak. "I know there is …
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