BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan 

First fatality due to the novel coronavirus outbreak has been reported in Kyrgyzstan, according to local authorities on Friday.

A 61-year-old man who came from abroad and tested positive for the COVID-19 test, died in a hospital where he was under treatment in the southwestern Nookat city of the Osh region, according to a statement by the country’s headquarters responsible from fighting the outbreak.

The patient had also suffered from other serious diseases, said the authorities.

The statement added that the number of virus cases climbed to 130, with 14 new patients in the country.

It was earlier

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