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The Philippines reports first coronavirus death outside China

The Philippines was on Sunday the first country to report a fatal case of coronavirus infection, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed.

"This is the first reported case outside of China," a WHO representative in the Philippines Rabi Abeyasinghe said in a statement.

The 44-year-old man was a Chinese national from Wuhan who had travelled to the Philippines and, according to health officials, had "mixed pathogens" in his system.

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