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First coronavirus death confirmed in Brazil: official

PTI | Saopaulo | Updated: 17-03-2020 21:22 IST | Created: 17-03-2020 20:52 IST
First coronavirus death confirmed in Brazil: official
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A 62-year-old man has died of the coronavirus in Sao Paulo, Brazil, becoming the South American country's first death from the pandemic, local officials said on Tuesday

The man died on Monday but authorities had not confirmed that the virus was the cause of death until Tuesday

"Unfortunately, it was confirmed this morning," Sao Paulo mayor Bruno Covas told DBN radio.



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