COVID virus claims second member of same family

The second member of the same family has died of COVID-19 within a week of each other.

Members of the family of Hilton Louis announced the death of their father Hilton Louis, Monday night.

The tragic death follows the death of Hilton’s wife, Shirley Louis, last week.

The family memorialized their mother in a family-only graveside service Saturday.

Hilton Louis is one of four members of the same family who are being treated for complications of the COVID-19 virus at St. Francis Medical Center. Members included his wife Shirley, a son and a daughter.

A fifth family member who tested positive was released from the hospital and is improving during the quarantine period.