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Europe just had its 1st death from the coronavirus after a Chinese tourist died in France

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The first death from the coronavirus outside of Asia has been recorded.
France's health minister confirmed on Saturday that a Chinese tourist had died of the virus in France, noting the first fatality from the virus in Europe.
The unidentified man arrived in France on January 16 and was quarantined in hospital on January 25, France said.
The virus has now infected more than 67,000 people and killed more than 1,500. The vast majority of cases are in China.
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