Italy reports first death from COVID-19

T TV Sunday 23/February/2020 08:16 AM
By: Times News Service

An Italian man infected with coronavirus died, becoming the first death of a European national.

The elderly man died in a hospital in the northern city of Padua, Italian Health Minister of Italy revealed.

He said that the 78-year-old had been in the hospital for 10 days for an unrelated illness.

The victim was one of two people who had tested positive for COVID-19 in the Veneto region.