Coronavirus: Canada Records First Death

 Coronavirus: Canada Records First Death

Canada has recorded its first death from the new coronavirus.

The death was announced on Monday by health officials in the westernmost province of British Columbia.

The victim, a senior residing at an elderly care facility, “was infected with COVID-19 (and) passed away last night,” the province’s health officer Bonnie Henry told reporters.

AFP reports that Canada has recorded at least 71 confirmed or presumed coronavirus cases mostly in the overly  populated province, Ontario, or in British Columbia.

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