KC homeless couple is laid off, tests positive for COVID-19
April 3, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Every word John Price spoke was a struggle.
Every breath was exhausting. Every morning he woke with a fever.
It took him a week to get tested for the coronavirus.
He worried it wouldn't happen. For about four months, Price and his wife Sarah have been living north of the Missouri River in a broken-down van in the parking lot of a department store where Sarah had a job until the pandemic put her out of work.
With the van out of commission, Price couldn't drive to a testing facility, he told The Kansas City Star. He was too sick to make the 10-minute walk to the bus...