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Beijing city reports first coronavirus death - state TV

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s capital Beijing reported its first death caused by the new coronavirus on Monday, the state television station CCTV said.

The 50-year-old, who had been to Wuhan, centre of the coronavirus outbreak, had been confirmed infected with the virus on Jan. 22, CCTV reported.

Reporting by Yilei Sun, Cheng Leng and Se Young Lee; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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