Married 66 years, Florida husband and wife die minutes apart from COVID-19

Bill and Esther Ilnisky spent nearly seven decades together, traveling the world as Christian ministers and missionaries before settling down in Florida to preach. After both were hospitalized with COVID-19, they were put in the same hospice room, where they died just minutes apart from each other.

Families who lost loved ones to COVID are clamoring for $7K funeral funds

Lottie Cotton a 73-year-old longtime San Francisco public school elementary school advisor, is one of the more than 500,000 people in the United States who have died of coronavirus since the pandemic first broke out last year, and now her family is hoping to be reimbursed for her funeral through a new program authorized last month.