COVID-19 survivors share their stories at press conference
Last updated 10/30/2020 at 12:02pm
At a press conference Thursday held by Gov. Steve Bullock, a pair of COVID-19 survivors, a married couple from Butte, shared their story and how the virus has affected their lives and outlooks on the pandemic.
Gilbert Herrera, 51, said he‘s been against mask wearing since the start of the pandemic, at points even shaming and laughing at those who did wear them, and that his outlook towards the pandemic was one of, in hindsight, excessive skepticism.
“I was a firm believer in not wearing a mask,” Herrera said. “(I‘ve got) a normal healthy immune system and I wanted to call this t...