Bride defends inviting Covid-19 positive grandmother to wedding after she died

Weddings are always full of complications and it's always extra special if elderly residents can make the big day.

During the pandemic, many couples have found their wedding being cancelled or not going as they planned.

But all the new restrictions are necessary – in order to keep people safe as the virus continues to spread.

Weddings are usually considered high-risk events for transmission of coronavirus, due to guests hugging and kissing.

To stay safe, capacity must be slashed and attendees must follow social distancing rules.

But one bride has faced a barrage of criticism after revealing her husband's grandmother attended their big day – despite having tested positive for coronavirus.

The woman later died but it has not been confirmed what her cause of death was.

Her post was shared on the 'That’s It, I’m Wedding Shaming' group on Facebook, where fuming members hit out at the incedibly thoughtless act.

In it, a woman shared a screengrab where the woman was supposedly asking for help photoshopping a picture of her with the grandmother-in-law.

It said: "This is a REACH but its worth a shot.

"My grandmother in law just went home to be with Jesus last night and this is the last picture me and my husband have with her, just a month ago at our wedding.

"Is there anyone that could edit this somehow to fill the space between us all?

"They were COVID positive which is why we had to keep masks on and stay a little distance but I'd love it if someone could alter it for us, I'll pay for it too."

The photo shows the groom extending his hand over the two women – who are standing a small distance away.

After presumably facing criticism over her request, the bride defended inviting someone with coronavirus to her wedding. 

She wrote: "Just wanted to point out for anyone who thinks COVID positive people shouldn't be at weddings.

"While yes that blanket statement is true, I'm VERY glad she came because that was the last time we were able to see her (awake).

"They stayed far away from everyone (20ft during the ceremony to be exact) and didn't stay for the reception.

"This picture was the only time they were ANYWHERE near ANYONE and it was because we wanted the picture memory of them there with us, which in hindsight turned out to be very special."

Naturally, the post has not gone down well.

One person wrote: "This could be the storyline for a Shakespearean tragedy."

Another person commented: "Social distancing, but the groom has his hand on her."

A third person added: "I find myself asking the same question again and again over the last six months. Why are people so dumb?"

A fourth person agreed, writing: "I’m sorry she’s passed but why would she take the chance of passing it to others."

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