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Hong Kong reports first coronavirus fatality – TVB news

HONG KONG — Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death, local news broadcaster TVB said on Tuesday, the second fatality outside mainland China.

The 39-year-old male had previously been reported by local authorities as having an underlying illness. Hong Kong has had 15 confirmed cases including one that was transmitted locally. (Reporting by Farah Master; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)