Fresh cases of coronavirus were reported Friday across Europe raising concerns about public health.

At least 21 people have died in Italy from the virus officially known as COVID-19, with 821 cases confirmed there.

Germany confirmed 53 cases in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bayern, Baden-Württem­berg, Hessen and Hamburg.

A doctor at Elisabeth Hospital in Monchengladbach was diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the Robert Koch Institute.

More than 1,000 people are under quarantine in Germany.

Austria confirmed six cases, Romania three and Denmark two.

The death toll in China, where the virus originated, is nearing 2,800 and the country has almost

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