Coronavirus: First death confirmed in NI

Image caption Mr Swann said the health service is “fast becoming unrecognisable” The first coronavirus-related death in Northern Ireland has been confirmed. The patient was male, elderly, had an underlying medical condition and was being treated in a hospital in the greater Belfast area. The…

China Defends Coronavirus Measures as France Reports First Death

BEIJING—France reported the world’s first coronavirus death outside Asia, an 80-year-old Chinese tourist in Paris, as China’s foreign minister defended his country’s handling of the fast-spreading outbreak that has sickened more than 66,000 people and killed more than 1,500. A team of World Health Organization…

Coronavirus: First death confirmed in Europe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption France has had 11 confirmed cases of the disease A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus – the first fatality from the disease outside Asia. The victim was an 80-year-old man from China’s Hubei…

First Coronavirus Death Outside China Reported

BEIJING—The newly identified coronavirus has claimed its first victim outside China, a 44-year-old Chinese man in the Philippines, as the death toll surpassed 300 and the number of people sickened by it approached 15,000 globally. The man—from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the…

China coronavirus: Death toll rises as disease spreads

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat’s life like in quarantined Wuhan? Health officials in China 15 more people have died from a coronavirus in the province of Hubei, where the outbreak first started. There are currently 1,287 confirmed cases in China, 41…