Detroit mother dies from COVID-19 after giving birth

Posted at 5:50 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-09 09:14:07-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A Detroit mother lost her battle with COVID-19 after giving birth. The 33-year-old woman passed away before she could even hold her newborn son in her arms.

Erika Becerra had no underlying conditions other than her pregnancy. Her family is heartbroken after the unbelievable tragedy.

Thankfully, Becerra's husband, 1-year-old daughter and newborn son all tested negative for the virus. But with unimaginable challenges ahead, her family started a GoFundMe page to help with expenses.

You can donate here.

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