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Coronavirus United States Confirms Death Of Patient

The United States has reported the first death from the deadly coronavirus in the country, in Washington.

According to officials, the patient was a man in his 50s with underlying health conditions.

President Donald Trump said more cases were “likely” but added that the country was prepared for any circumstance.

On Sunday, Australia and Thailand also recorded their first fatalities from coronavirus.

A 78-year-old Australian man died after being infected on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan last month.

Thailand, which has had 42 cases of the virus, said a 35-year-old man who died was also suffering from dengue fever.

More than 85,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in 57 countries around the world and almost 3,000 deaths, according to the World Health Organization. The vast majority of infections and deaths are in China, where the virus emerged late last year.

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