South Korea confirms first death of person infected with coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported on Wednesday the first death in the country of a person infected with coronavirus and 22 new cases bringing the total to 104.

The exact cause of death is being investigated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement.

Most of the new cases confirmed are in the city of Daegu where a person who was infected with the virus had attended church services and visited a hospital before testing positive.

Reporting By Sangmi Cha and Jack Kim; Editing by Toby Chopra

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