Woman Who Lost 8 Friends and Relatives to Coronavirus Became 'Numb' — But Now She's Giving Back

By helping others, Jones says she has been able to concentrate on something other than the loss of her friends and family members.

“I’m doing this to take it off my mind,” she told CNN.

Jones and her kind-hearted actions have meant so much to those in her neighborhood that she has received many notes from people wishing to express their appreciation.

“Every time I get a note,” Jones told CNN, “I feel that the angel of one of my family members or friends is saying, ‘Well done.’ ”

As of Friday afternoon, 21,220 cases and 882 deaths have been attributed to the virus in Georgia, while the U.S. has 883,009 cases and 45,268 deaths, according to the New York Times.

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