Alex Hook, boy hurt in lawnmower accident, diagnosed with COVID-19
SILVER LAKE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- According to an update on the Alex Hook Support Page on Facebook, Hook was diagnosed with COVID-19 as the six-year-old continues his recovery following a lawnmower accident that caused Hook severe injuries on Sept. 10.
Now, Alex and his family are dealing with a new challenge, COVID-19.
According to a Facebook page that provides updates on the recovery of Alex, because the family has COVID-19, a surgery scheduled for Alex has been pushed into mid-December.
The page adds that Alex is currently experiencing milder COVID-19 symptoms, while his brother, Mom and Dad are dealing with fevers and coughs.
Alex's scheduled therapy sessions have reportedly been canceled for a couple of weeks, but the page announced the family is following his recovery program "at home as best that we can."