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Syria declares first coronavirus death

A woman in Syria died on Sunday of the novel coronavirus, the health ministry said, marking the country's first officially declared death from COVID-19.

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Italy looks to extend lockdown as cases near 100,000

Italian authorities said Sunday they would extend a month-long lockdown to stem the coronavirus pandemic, as the number of deaths in the country reached 10,779 and the number of infected neared 100,000.

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UAE opens drive-through coronavirus testing site

The United Arab Emirates said it has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state's efforts to fight the disease.

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Bolivia reports first coronavirus death

A 78-year-old woman on Sunday became the first person to die of the new coronavirus in Bolivia, which has reported 81 confirmed cases, the government announced.

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Record virus deaths in Spain as world hunkers down for long haul

Spain broke another national record of daily coronavirus deaths Sunday as more than 40 percent of the world's population was asked to stay home in hopes of halting the deadly march of a disease that has claimed more than ...

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Fauci says coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives

Senior US scientist Dr. Anthony Fauci issued a cautious prediction Sunday that the novel coronavirus could claim as many as 200,000 lives in the United States, as state and local officials described increasingly desperate ...

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Angola announces first two coronavirus deaths

Angola has recorded its first two deaths from coronavirus, out of the seven confirmed cases in the southwestern African country, health minister said Sunday.

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Age is not the only risk for severe coronavirus disease

Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they're far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women.

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New York state nears 1,000 coronavirus deaths

New York state's coronavirus death toll is nearing 1,000. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The state accounts for more than 40% of coronavirus deaths in the U.S.

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