Beloved elementary school crossing guard in medically induced coma after COVID diagnosis

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JACINTO CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A beloved Jacinto City Elementary School crossing defender remains successful a medically induced coma aft a COVID-19 diagnosis near lasting harm to her body.

The household of Norma Mendez said Thursday marked 48 days that their loved 1 has been attached to a ventilator.

Doctors told Mendez's household that the adjacent people of aesculapian attraction remains unclear aft the microorganism near her lungs scarred and weak.

Loved ones said the 58-year-old was diagnosed successful May soon earlier she planned to get the COVID-19 vaccine. By May 24, doctors admitted her to Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital.

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Mendez's household told ABC13 they garbage to springiness up connected her. Family members and friends of Mendez person a nightly supplication connected societal media with the hashtag #PrayForNorma.

"We're not going to springiness up," said her girl Natalie Mendez. "She has enactment successful her lungs. For us, we're not going to springiness up, due to the fact that she's not going to springiness up."

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