Young Sydney woman who thought Covid was ‘fake’ before she was rushed to hospital with the virus reveals her horrifying symptoms – and what it’s like to be alone on the wards
- Katie Puffett revealed what it’s like being treated for Covid in Sydney hospitals
- Posted video to TikTok to show her experience in hospital and hotel quarantine
- Stated in previous video that she didn’t believe in Covid before contracting it
- Her symptoms are ‘horrible’ and the virus hit her ‘like a train’
A young woman who didn’t ‘believe in Covid’ before she was rushed to the emergency room with the virus has blogged about the ‘horrible’ symptoms she suffered from her hospital bed.
Katie Puffett shared footage to her TikTok account on Sunday showing the harrowing reality of life being treated for Covid in several Sydney hospitals, commenting that her symptoms were more serious than others who tested positive in her family.
She detailed how her time was spent managing headaches, sore eyes, coughing, body pain, difficulty breathing and pain when taking deep breaths.
‘I’m alright,’ she replied to one commenter on Sunday.
‘Hurts to breathe and I can’t stand up without needing to faint but I’ll be okay.’
Katie Puffett (pictured) has described her symptoms to TikTok viewers as she contracted Covid after not believing the virus was real
In the video she includes a number of short clips and images of herself in hospital beds, being transported in ambulances, and of the medical instruments recording her vitals.
She has so far been admitted to Campbelltown Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital while fighting the disease.
She revealed images of her crying alone in the confined hospital rooms, saying that Covid was not at all like a normal cold.
Katie Puffett is being treated for Covid in a number of Sydney hospitals. She recently uploaded a TikTok (pictured) showing her experience
‘I’m not going to sugarcoat it. For me, it has been horrible.’
In a previous video posted on Thursday, Ms Puffett admitted that she thought Covid was fake and that she would never get it because it wasn’t a ‘thing.’
‘We jinxed it,’ said one friend.
She was sick for about three days before she received a positive result for the virus, remarking that the symptoms hit her ‘like a train.’
She said that she was sick for three days before returning a positive result and that the virus hit her ‘like a train’
Ms Puffett also stated that she had not been vaccinated prior to contracting the virus and will now have to wait over three months to be able to get the jab.
She currently isn’t able to step foot out of her room due to the high risk of transmission.
Many of the comments beneath her videos wished the young woman a safe and swift recovery from the virus.
She commented on the video that she was not able to set foot outside her hospital room door due to the high transmission rates of the virus
‘Praying for your speedy recovery. Lots of love and strength,’ one wrote.
‘Love you so much my beautiful girl. Stay strong,’ said another friend.
One commented: ‘I hope you get better soon lovely. Sending you love and strength.’