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COVID-19 | France reports fourth death, sparks fear

A fourth person has died in France due to COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. It gave no detail on the person’s age or nationality.

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On Monday evening, French health authorities reported 191 confirmed cases of coronavirus and said three people had died so far from the disease.

Fears of catching the virus have sparked a run on masks as well as sanitising hand gel in France, leading some stores and online retailers to hike prices.


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