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Sister of Illinois' first COVID-19 death has also died of virus

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CHICAGO - The sister of a retired Chicago nurse who died from COVID-19 has also died from the virus.
The Chicago Tribune reports 63-year-old Wanda Bailey of Crete died Wednesday of pneumonia due to COVID-19.
Bailey was 61-year-old Patricia Frieson's sister - the retired South Side nurse was the first person to die of COVID-19 in the state last Monday.
Frieson's family said she suffered from bad asthma and when she went to the hospital, they thought it was just her asthma acting up.
The sisters were part of a large, tight knit family including seven other siblings.
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Woman, 73, dies from COVID-19 at Philadelphia nursing home

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A nursing home in Southwest Philadelphia says a patient has died from COVID-19.
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Two long-term care home residents die after COVID-19 outbreak

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BOBCAYGEON, Ont. - A regional health unit says two members of a long-term care home have died after developing symptoms following a COVID-19 outbreak.
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St. John's funeral home a COVID-19 ‘mini-epicentre' after more than 60 cases traced to two wakes

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Shannon Fleming and Edward Tobin died on the same day just two weeks ago in St. John's, N.L.
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Actor Mark Blum dies after complications from COVID-19

Actor Mark Blum dies after complications from COVID-19

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Actor Mark Blum, known for his roles in the movies "Desperately Seeking Susan" and "Crocodile Dundee," died due to complications from COVID-19.
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