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On March 10, Natasha Ott, 39, felt the beginnings of a cold coming on. She had a slight fever. CrescentCare, the medical clinic where she worked, had only a handful of tests for the new strain of coronavirus on hand. She initially passed on the chance to take one, after being told she was low-risk for the serious disease. Update, March 24: New Orleans woman, 39, found dead in kitchen tests negative for coronavirus, but doctor 'skeptical'. When her symptoms didn't shake, she did take the test on Monday. By Thursday, she felt "something in her lungs," she told longtime partner Josh Anderson. But she still felt well enough by then to join Anderson as the pair walked her dog. On Friday, Anderson found Ott dead in her kitchen. Full story

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