Since testing positive for the coronavirus earlier this month, Jennifer Aydin has been recovering in self-quarantine and recently confirmed that she is feeling “better than ever.” But it turns out that she’s not the only one in her family to have contracted the illness. In a recent Instagram Live interview, The Real Housewives of New Jersey mom revealed that her dad, John, and 12-year-daughter, Gabby, also experienced symptoms of the COVID-19 virus.
“My dad had it after [me],” she told Hollywood Life, explaining that her father had been self-quarantining with her family at her house. “Once I started getting symptoms, I persuaded him to go to my sister’s, but he already had it.”
According to Jennifer, her dad had no fever, but was vomiting for several days and eventually went to the hospital after experiencing chest pains. “We brought him in, and sure enough, he tested positive, but again, thank God, no respiratory problems,” she explained.
Jennifer says her father was only briefly hospitalized and has since returned to her home. “He was admitted because of his age and all the medicines he’s on, but he’s been discharged and he’s back with me now,” she said.
While Jennifer’s father tested positive for the coronavirus, her 12-year-old daughter Gabby also experienced some symptoms of the illness, although she was never officially tested. “Gabby was only having symptoms of no sense of taste and smell, but that’s back for her,” Jennifer explained.
As for her other four children, the RHONJ mom says they’re “all fine” and “none of them are presenting symptoms.”
Since revealing her positive coronavirus diagnosis on March 30, Jennifer has been keeping fans posted on her health status. After confirming that she was feeling “good as new,” she celebrated her birthday in April with a mini at-home bash. She and her children also recently celebrated Orthodox Easter, as she shared on Instagram.
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