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France Reports First Coronavirus Death After 80-Year-Old Tourist Dies


Only three deaths have so far been recorded outside mainland China -- in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Japan.

It is the first death confirmed outside of Asia, French Health Minister said. (File)

Paris:

An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus in France, the first death confirmed outside of Asia, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on Saturday.

Only three deaths have so far been recorded outside mainland China -- in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Japan.

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