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France confirms first coronavirus death in Europe

An elderly tourist from China died from a coronavirus infection in a French hospital, becoming the first person to die from the illness in Europe, Frances health minister said today.

“I was informed last night of the death of an 80-year-old patient who was hospitalized … since January 25 and who had a pulmonary infection from the coronavirus,” Agnès Buzyn said in a statement.

“This is the first death due to the coronavirus outside Asia.”

The patient arrived in France as a tourist on January 16 from the Hubei province, where the largest number of infRead More – Source

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France confirms first coronavirus death in Europe

An elderly tourist from China died from a coronavirus infection in a French hospital, becoming the first person to die from the illness in Europe, Frances health minister said today.

“I was informed last night of the death of an 80-year-old patient who was hospitalized … since January 25 and who had a pulmonary infection from the coronavirus,” Agnès Buzyn said in a statement.

“This is the first death due to the coronavirus outside Asia.”

The patient arrived in France as a tourist on January 16 from the Hubei province, where the largest number of infRead More – Source

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