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Shanghai reported its first death due to the coronavirus. - Reuters
Shanghai reported its first death due to the coronavirus. - Reuters

SHANGHAI: China’s deadly viral contagion has killed one person in Shanghai, the city’s government said on Sunday, the first reported death in the country’s financial hub.

The victim was an 88-year-old man who was already suffering from pre-existing health problems, a Shanghai government statement said, adding that so far 40 total cases of infection have been confirmed in the city. - AFP

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