WORLD Senior British diplomat, 37, dies after contracting coronavirus

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Senior British diplomat, 37, dies after contracting coronavirus

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07:46, March 26, 2020

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British senior diplomat Steven Dick.  (Photo: AFP)

A senior British diplomat stationed in Hungary has died after contracting coronavirus, the UK's Foreign Office said on Wednesday, according to CNN.

Steven Dick, aged 37, was the Deputy Head of Mission for the British embassy in Budapest, said CNN. 

He passed away on Tuesday after contracting Covid-19, CNN reported.

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said: "I am desperately saddened by the news of Steven's death and my heart goes out to his parents Steven and Carol."


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