South Florida Nurse Believed To Have Died From COVID-19 Didn't Even Have It

A contract nurse from Wellington who was believed to have died from COVID-19 back in April, was never infected with the virus.

That information was obtained by our CBS 12 partners in a report from the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office.

It shows that 33-year old Danielle DiCenso died from a kidney infection.

The woman had been quarantining at home when she passed away suddenly in her sleep. DiCenso had been tested for the coronavirus.

Her husband said she was not given the proper PPE while working at a hospital in Hialeah and that she started having symptoms of COVID-19 in late March. Her test results came back inconclusive and the following month,

David DiCenso said he was waiting on official results from the coroner and that he had no doubts that his wife was exposed to the virus while at work.

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