Egypt records Africa's first coronavirus-related death

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Egypt confirmed the first fatality due to the coronavirus in the country - the first reported death on the continent.

The health ministry confirmed the case involved a 60-year-old German citizen admitted to a public hospital Friday, tested positive the next day and died on Sunday.

Having arrived from Germany a week ago, the tourist refused to be placed in an isolation unit before his condition deteriorated on Saturday with "acute pneumonia".

His case was not among the 48 registered in Egypt, …
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