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Romania confirms first coronavirus death

Reuters , Sunday 22 Mar 2020
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A marriage officer wearing protective equipment hands a certificate to a newly married woman as ceremony attendance is limited to ten people in an attempt to limit the spread of the new coronavirus in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, March 21,2020. ( Photo:AP )
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The Romanian government confirmed on Sunday the first death in the country due to coronavirus.

The deceased was a 67-year-old man who had been suffering from terminal cancer. He was confirmed to be infected with coronavirus on March 18 and was being treated in a hospital in the southern Romanian city of Craiova.

Romania, which has recorded 367 cases of coronavirus to date, declared a state of emergency on March 16.


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