Wis. teacher says she caught COVID-19 in classroom, leading to husband’s death

Jeanne Hoffman believes she contracted COVID-19 while teaching in-person in the Kenosha Unified School District. Her close friend, Tanya Kitts-Lewinski, says Hoffman used all of her medical leave before returning to the school because her husband was high risk.

Jeanne Hoffman believes she contracted COVID-19 while teaching in-person in the Kenosha Unified School District. She passed it on to her husband, who was at high risk and died.
Jeanne Hoffman believes she contracted COVID-19 while teaching in-person in the Kenosha Unified School District. She passed it on to her husband, who was at high risk and died. (Source: Family photos, WTMJ via CNN)

Within two weeks of her return, Hoffman contracted the virus, which she then passed on to her husband and her mother. Her husband died last Sunday.

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