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New Coronavirus Deaths in US, Australia, Thailand and Japan

President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the press briefing room at the White House, Feb. 29, 2020.

Deaths continue to mount from the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, with Australia, Thailand and Japan reporting new fatalities.

In Australia, a 78-year-old man who had been quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship died in Perth, becoming that country’s first outbreak fatality, while in Thailand, a 35-year-old salesman described as having had contact with foreign tourists became that country’s first death from the disease.

In Japan, a man in his 70s died on the northern island of Hokkaido.

U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday the United States was prepared for any circumstance arising from the coronavirus outbreak as U.S. health officials reported the read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com