On her release from the hospital, Crescent Caldwell, right, receives a hug from her daughter, Andra, whom she hadn’t seen for 33 days while fighting COVID-19.

She felt a weight on her chest but had no fever. Within two days, Crescent Caldwell was on a ventilator in Indianapolis.

“My son who is 26 had a presumptive case about a week prior to me feeling bad. They didn’t test him, they just went off his symptoms,” she said.