Netherlands reports first coronavirus death

Test tube with Coronavirus name label is seen in this illustration taken on January 29, 2020. (Reuters)

An 86-year-year old man infected with coronavirus died in the Netherlands on Friday, the country's first known fatality from the epidemic, the National Health Institute said.

He died in a hospital in the port city of Rotterdam. The Netherlands reported its first coronavirus infection on February 27. As of Thursday, there were 82 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57