March 20, 2020 –
San Gabriel Man Dies After Experiencing Flu-Like Symptoms, Widow Says He Was Never Tested For Coronavirus
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One week ago, on Monday, Julio Ramirez started getting sick after traveling domestically through Los Angeles International Airport. He told his wife that he sat next to someone who was coughing.
Kaiser Downey was called to see if he should come in as his symptoms were fever, was achey and he started getting like a little dry cough as per his wife, , Julie Murillo . Over the phone the Kaiser doctor prescribed Tamiflu and cough medicine . The following day, Wednesday, Kaiser Downey was again called. A doctor was supposed to call him back but that never happened.
By Friday he was having trouble breathing and his wife took him to an urgent care facility. He was never seen by a doctor. nor tested for the novel coronavirus. An x-ray was taken and they were told that someone would give them the results.
The following morning his wife had found him dead in bed.