Denied sick leave, she kept working at the nursing home. Now she’s another St. Louis COVID-19 casualty
"I miss my mother. It's still unreal , unbelievable. A tiny part of me still thinks I am somehow going to see her again. Her death has not sunk in yet," said Jasmine Whitfield, who holds a portrait of her deceased mother Cynthia Whitfield. Cynthia Whitfield, 58, of Jennings died April 21 from COVID-19. She worked as a certified medical technician at Grand Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation.