A TEENAGE wrestler has died from Covid-19 only a day after telling his mum he felt “positive”.
Cameron Wellington, from Walsall, West Midlands, caught the virus final Tuesday.
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Cameron Wellington died from Covid-19 on ThursdayCredit score: BPM Media
Cameron, 19, was a gifted wrestler, his household statedCredit score: BPM Media
The 19-year-old examined optimistic for the bug after his dad Norman additionally caught it, Birmingham Live reported.
He instructed his mum Jane he felt positive on Wednesday – however he died simply 24 hours later.
His mum stated Cameron was “match and wholesome” earlier than his prognosis.
He initially had a cough however as his situation shortly deteriorated on Thursday he was rushed to hospital.
One he arrived at Walsall Manor Hospital, docs discovered that his oxygen ranges had dropped and his respiratory had slowed down.
After dropping her son off, Jane – a mum-of-six – was referred to as by a hospital employee and instructed that Cameron “wasn’t anticipated to final an hour”.
Surgeons operated on his lungs earlier than he was taken to Glenfield Hospital in Leicester for specialist therapy.
An operation started on the teen’s coronary heart on Thursday however he died shortly afterwards – simply two days after his optimistic take a look at.
His dad and mom stated Cameron was a talented wrestler and a gifted artist with a “cracking profession” in entrance of him.
They’ve begged others to “take the virus severely”.
Jane stated: “The entire state of affairs has come as a large shock to us. Cam was chubby however he was match and in any other case wholesome.
“At first Cam had a cough, however his situation shortly bought worse. Cam was adamant he was positive however I might inform – the color was draining from him.
“We as a household are completely heartbroken and but immensely pleased with him. He put up a large battle.”
Jane stated her son was in talks to journey to Japan and wrestle earlier than the coronavirus pandemic hit.
Dad Norman stated: “He was a bubbly, shiny, joyful particular person. Everybody warmed to him.
“I simply need him again.”
Devastated buddies paid tribute to Cameron on social media.
Good friend Matt Powell wrote on Fb: “I’m utterly numb however have to pay tribute to a warrior. RIP to my mate Cam Wellington.
“Cam was a shiny, loyal, great younger man, who stated what he noticed and stated what he felt. He was one of many lads, partied has exhausting as he wrestled, a throwback to a greater time.
“He was an incredible wrestler.”
Mum Jane posted: “He was a particular lad and can all the time be missed.
“Please do not keep in mind him with unhappiness. Keep in mind him with a smile and a cheeky grin.”
A GoFundMe page is raising money to pay for Cameron’s funeral.
Cameron, centre, pictured with mum JaneCredit score: BPM Media
Cameron’s household stated he fought exhausting in opposition to the virusCredit score: BPM Media