A 39-year-old New Orleans' woman was found dead in her kitchen, reportedly before she had received the results of a COVID-19 test she had taken just days before.

KATC reports Natasha Ott was said to be in good health according to her boyfriend Josh Anderson.

Ott allegedly had "cold-like symptoms" but declined to take a COVID-19 test on March 10th after being told she was at low risk. This past Monday, March 16th, Anderson says Ott still had symptoms, so she got tested for COVID-19.

Ott was found dead in her kitchen Friday, March 20th by her boyfriend.

She is listed as the 16th death in Louisiana from COVID-19.

From KATC.com -

Anderson added that his girlfriend's story should be a wake-up call. He believed that younger, healthy people like Ott and himself would be okay.

Natasha Ott worked for Crescent Care, who confirmed that she was a former employee and that she had died, but declined to say more.


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