First two deaths from coronavirus recorded in Germany

Source : 112 Ukraine

One man died in Heinsberg, another in Essen
22:00, 9 March 2020

La Republica

In Germany, the first two lethal cases after infection with the new Chinese coronavirus were confirmed. The Ministry of Health of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia notes, the Bild reports.

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One man died in Heinsberg, another one - in Essen.

Prior to this, another German citizen died of coronavirus on vacation in Egypt. According to the latest data from the Robert Koch Institute, 1,112 people are now infected with coronavirus in Germany.

As we reported before, the pandemic threat of the new Covid-19 coronavirus is "very real." The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus noted.

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The head of WHO added that strong and preventive measures to contain coronavirus offer hope that the spread of infection can be slowed down.

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