Coronavirus took his devoted mother and caregiver -- he died 9 days later in the same hospital

The son of a Kearny woman who died last weekas a result of complications from the coronavirushas also died after contracting the virus, a family friend said.Thomas Martins died Monday night, the eve of his 30th birthday, at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, said Joni Lewin, who had been a friend of Martins’ mother, Carolyn Martins-Reitz, since childhood.Martins-Reitz, 55, had died nine days earlier, also at Clara Maass, after having been admitted for treatment for a fever and an underlying heart condition, Lewin said.Martins had Down syndrome, and lived with his mother, younger half-si...


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