Philippines Announce First Coronavirus Death Outside China

The Philippine Health Department said a 44-year-old man from Wuhan, a town in the Hubei province, died on Saturday. Wuhan is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health authorities in the Philippines have announced that a Chinese man has died in the country of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the case as the first death caused by the disease "outside China".

The Philippine Health Department said a 44-year-old man from Wuhan, a town in the Hubei province, died on Saturday. Wuhan is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Philippine Health Department said the victim came to Manila via Hong Kong on January 21st and traveled through the tourist island of Cebu, in . . .

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