The first case of death of a French citizen due to infection with a coronavirus (COVID-19) was recorded in Paris, BFM TV reported on Wednesday, citing the Director of the General health Department, Jerome Salomon.
According to him, a 60-year-old man who was in a very serious condition died in the Salpetriere hospital in Paris on Wednesday night.
In addition, three more cases of infection with the "Wuhan" virus were detected in France during the day. In total, at least 16 people have been infected with the coronavirus in France.
Earlier in February, an 80-year-old Chinese citizen died of a coronavirus in France. This was the first case of death from a coronavirus in Europe.