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A 39-year-old otherwise healthy New Orleans woman who showed COVID-19 symptoms died alone in her kitchen awaiting test results

By Business Insider  
   March 23, 2020

Natasha Ott, a 39-year-old woman who had symptoms of COVID-19, died alone in her kitchen on Thursday, her boyfriend said in a viral Facebook post. Ott, who worked at a New Orleans clinic for people with HIV, declined a test for COVID-19 because her facility only had five available. Eventually, Ott tested negative for the flu and used one of the tests from her job, but told her boyfriend said the results were delayed.

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