DHAKA, Bangladesh

A British national of Bangladeshi origin died over the weekend from the novel coronavirus at a hospital in the U.K., British media reported Monday, marking the first death of a Bangladeshi from the virus.

“The deceased, 60, returned to the U.K. from Italy on Feb. 29 while he was physically fit. But everything went downhill after three days,” BBC Bangla reported, quoting the man’s son without disclosing his identity.

He added that his father was admitted to North Manchester General Hospital on March 3 and that was his last meeting with family members.

“It was really beyond my

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