Hong Kong reports first Coronavirus death; second fatality outside China

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Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, a 39-year-old male who had been suffering from an underlying illness and had visited China's Wuhan city in January, hospital staff said, marking the second death outside mainland China.

The first death outside of China was reported on Sunday - a 44-year-old Chinese man who died in the Philippines after travelling there from Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus. The death toll in China rose on Tuesday by a new daily record to more than 420 and total infections.....

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