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As the coronavirus pandemic slows down in China, one person has died in the country from hantavirus, another infectious disease, local media reported on Tuesday.

Chinese daily The Global Times said a person from southwestern Yunnan province passed away after contracting the virus.

“A person from Yunnan Province died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus on Monday,” the newspaper tweeted.

It added that 32 fellow passengers on the bus had also been tested. Information on their test results was not provided.

The viral disease was first reported in the U.S. in

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