On Thursday, the former Bachelorette shared news on Instagram by posting a photo of her and Tartick sitting in front of their Christmas tree, writing, “Unfortunately, this is our Christmas card this year.”
“We have Covida,” Bristowe, 35, wrote in the article. “Jason and I tried to quarantine before we saw the family. We thought we were making a responsible decision to have ONE person who was tested for work every day. Negative tests 4 days in a row. The day we saw her, she became positive, which we all learned the next day. Now, like many, we will spend Christmas alone. “
“We’d like to let everyone know we thought we were safe, but the covid is bigger than us.” Dancing with the stars the champion continued. “Today, we think of everyone who spends their holidays alone, anyone who is ill or overcoming something (as 2020 taught us how to overcome a lot), and all the health professionals who have been away from family and cared for others for months and months. We will be fine !! Be safe and happy holidays !! “
Bristow’s friend Tartick also shared the news with his Instagram followers. He said he and Bristowe had a “responsible quarantine plan” in place so they could spend Christmas with their family.
“Shame on us, we didn’t follow the plan,” Tartick, 32, wrote to the video with him and Bristow. “We decided as an adult to allow a friend a project she was working on, during the quarantine time BC, her work had to be tested and her work was subjected to 3 negative tests in a row. On the way home on Sunday, Saturday morning the test was positive. “
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“You can never be too careful and cautious,” he continued. “This terrible virus of God is not invented, it is a lesson. Thoughts and prayers are present for all those affected by Covid, for those who survived the difficult year of 2020, for health workers who give their lives every day and to those who have fewer families during the holidays. ❤️ “
In the video, Tartick revealed that he began to feel symptoms on Wednesday.
“Fever, achey, like a pool of sweat when you’re asleep,” he said before sharing that his temperature had reached 103.1 degrees.
“I know so many people are suffering and going through so much,” Bristowe said in the video. “2020 was about overcoming things. It will be something we have to overcome. It’s upset. Our hearts go out to people who cannot be with their families. We hope everyone stays safe. “
“If you put it right, we are healthy, we will go through it and people have gone through a much worse hell,” Tartick added.
“You can never be too careful,” Bristowe said.
“Lessons learned, and we will learn to go to war here,” Tartick concluded.
At least 18.6 million cases of coronavirus were reported in the United States by Thursday morning, and at least 327,993 people had died since the pandemic began. AND New York Times database.
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