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first death from Covid-19 in eight months

The last death linked to the pandemic was in May 2020. China registered the first death from Covid-19 in its territory in eight months, the health authorities of a country that is fighting against the resurgence of the epidemic announced on Thursday. that she had largely mastered. This death occurred in Hebei province. It is in this province where several cities were recently subjected to containment after the appearance of contamination.

This new registered death occurs when a team from the World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to be in the country this Thursday to investigate the origin of the pandemic, once its preventive quarantine has expired. This ten-person team will arrive in Wuhan (central China), where the virus was first reported in late 2019, before spreading around the world.

On Thursday, Chinese health authorities also reported 138 new infections. This is the highest daily toll since last March. According to the official record, now 4,635 people in the country have succumbed to Covid-19.

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