Mozambique records first COVID-19 death

PUBLISHED: Tue, 26 May 2020 13:13:45 GMT


MAPUTO (Reuters) – Mozambique has confirmed its first COVID-19 death, the health ministry on Monday said.

The southern African nation, which has documented 209 coronavirus cases, said the fatality was a 13-year-old child with a with a pre-existing medical condition.

(Reporting by Manuel Mucari; Writing by Tanisha Heiberg; editing by John Stonestreet)

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