PRISTINA, Kosovo / SKOPJE, North Macedonia

Kosovo registered its first death from the new coronavirus, a health authority announced Sunday.

An 82-year-old person, who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in northeastern Podujevo city, died of the disease early morning on Sunday, the National Institute of Public Health said in a statement.

Two children of the deceased were also infected with the virus, it added.

A total of 567 people have been tested for coronavirus in Kosovo so far, and 31 people, including the deceased, have been diagnosed with the illness.

Also, Health Minister of North Macedonia Venko Filipce announced Sunday the

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