Argentina confirms first COVID-19 death
Argentina confirms first COVID-19 death
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A 64-year-old man from Buenos Aires is the first to die of the coronavirus in Argentina. The report comes from Argentina’s Ministry of Health on Saturday. It is also the first reported case in Argentina, and Latin America.

The man following a recent trip to Europe on return complained of cough, fever, and sore throat. Argentina has confirmed a total of nine cases of COVID-19 nationwide on Saturday evening.

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Coronavirus was identified by Chinese authorities on January 7, 2020, in Wuhan, China. According to the World Health Organization, the total number of cases of coronavirus globally is about 100,000.

According to the latest official data, more than 101,000 people are infected worldwide with over 3,400 deaths.

Renate Dzodzomenyo

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