Shanghai reports first death from Wuhan coronavirus
Topics: WUHAN CORONAVIRUS
The victim was an 88 year old man who was already suffering from pre-existing health problems, a Shanghai government statement said, adding that so far 40 cases of infection have been confirmed in the city.
The number of confirmed deaths from a viral outbreak in China has surpassed 50, with authorities in hard-hit Hubei province today reporting 13 more fatalities and 323 new cases. ■