Coronavirus: Germany reports first 2 deaths

Number of coronavirus cases in Germany soars to more than 1,000

Local German authorities on Monday reported the first two deaths from coronavirus as confirmed infections in the country have reached 1,112 according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). 

The Health Ministry in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia confirmed that a patient in the state’s northwestern district of Heinsberg died from the virus, he got infected couple attended carnival festivities there, a 78-year-old man died of heart failure.

In the northwestern city of Essen, a 89-year-old woman also died from coronavirus less than a week after she was diagnosed, according to the officials.

The country’s disease control agency RKI announced on Monday that the confirmed coronavirus cases in the country rose to 1,112, up from 902 on Sunday.

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