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Man on United flight died of COVID: coroner

Man on United flight died of COVID: coroner
An autopsy on the passenger who died on a United flight from Orlando to Los Angeles confirmed COVID-19 as a secondary cause of death, despite telling the airline that he hadn’t tested positive.

An autopsy on the passenger who died on a United flight from Orlando to Los Angeles confirmed COVID-19 as a secondary cause of death, despite telling the airline that he hadn’t tested positive.United Flight 591 was diverted to New Orleans for an emergency landing on Dec.Passenger who died on United flight from Orlando to LA may have shown COVID-19 symptoms » “At the time of the diversion, we were informed he had suffered a cardiac arrest, so passengers were given the option to take a later flight or continue on with their travel plans,” a spokesperson told The News.Isaias Hernandez died on a United flight on Dec.

The passenger, identified Tuesday as 69-year-old Isaias Hernandez, died of “acute respiratory failure secondary to COVID-19,” the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office in Louisiana told WESH.Hernandez said on United’s pre-boarding “Ready to Fly” checklist that he had not tested positive for coronavirus and was not exhibiting symptoms, but passengers on the flight have reported that he was “shaking and sweating.

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