PRAGUE

The Czech Republic reported its first death from the novel coronavirus Sunday.

According to Czech radio, the 95-year-old man had been undergoing treatment for the virus in the capital, Prague since March 18.

In a statement from the hospital, it was announced that the patient had been suffering from various ailments.

Foreigners are not allowed to enter the country, where a state of emergency has been declared to prevent the spread of the virus.

People are also not allowed to go out without masks.

The country has recorded 1,120 confirmed cases of the virus, including six who have recovered.

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