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COVID-19: For Vancouver gym owner, the pandemic has hit twice — her business is closed, her dad is on a ventilator (SPH)

Martesano-Villanueva - For Vancouver gym owner, the pandemic has hit twice (Photo credit: The Province)

Jeanette Martesano-Villanueva has been on an emotional roller-coaster — her business is closed, her dad is on a ventilator

COVID-19 has hit gym owner Jeanette Martesano-Villanueva hard: Her business is temporarily shuttered and her father is in intensive care with the disease.

Martesano-Villanueva hasn’t seen her father since he was taken to St. Paul’s Hospital by ambulance on Sunday. Hospital staff set up an iPad so the family can visit virtually, but it’s not the same as being with him and holding his hand. He has not regained consciousness.

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