- Sara Sidner broke down live on-air while sharing a story on what she had come across in the 10 hospitals she visited while covering on COVID-19
- The reporter told about the heartache families had to live with after losing a loved one to the virus
- Sara had just interviewed a woman who held a funeral in a parking lot after she lost her mother and stepfather
It has been a very difficult time for everyone across the world with doctors being one of the most affected professionals, having to witness first hand the damage that COVID-19 has caused.
Journalists have also been heavily affected in their job as they have also witnessed first hand how families have been affected by the pandemic.
One of those journalists is CNN reporter Sara Sidner who broke down live on air while sharing a story on what she had come across in the 10 different hospitals she visited.
Sara could not hold back her tears as she spoke about the heartache families had to live with after losing a loved one to COVID-19.
"I apologise. This is the 10th hospital I have been in and to see the way that these families have to live after this and the heartache that goes so far and so wide, it's really hard to take," Sara said as she wept emotionally.
CNN news anchor Alisyn Lane, who also tried her best to avoid breaking down, offered some words of encouragement to Sara telling her she had also been struck by the collective grief and trauma that everyone was living through.
"It's just not okay what we are doing to each other, these families should not be going through this, no family should - so listen to what they are saying, don't let it be you," Sara added as she warned the viewers to take precautions to avoid COVID-19 infection.
In her latest report, According to CNN, Sara interviewed a woman who held a funeral in a parking lot after she lost her mother and stepfather to COVID-19.
In a related story, according to reports, Beijing saw the newest cases, while a province in the northeast of the country also saw a rise in new cases.
In a statement released by China's National Health Commission, 115 new confirmed cases were reported in the mainland. The day before 55 were recorded.
According to the SABC, this was the highest daily increase since July 30.
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