WORLD Russia registers first coronavirus death: official

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Russia registers first coronavirus death: official

AFP

16:21, March 19, 2020

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Russia registered the first death of a patient infected with the coronavirus on Thursday, an elderly woman who had been hospitalised in Moscow, health officials said.

The 79-year-old, who had tested positive, was hospitalised on March 13 and had several other conditions including diabetes and heart problems, Moscow's coronavirus response headquarters said on social media.

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