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Shanghai reports 1st COVID-related deaths since lockdown began in March

Shanghai reporting COVID-19 deaths. First deaths reported since lockdown in March.

Where: Shanghai, China

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On Monday, Shanghai announced three COVID-19-related deaths, the first reported deaths since the city went into lockdown in March.
City officials have revealed that the victims included two women aged 89 and 91 and a 91-year-old man.
On Tuesday, the Shanghai Municipal Health Commission then confirmed the deaths of seven more individuals aged between 60 and 101.
The Shanghai Municipal Health Commission has claimed that the victims also suffered from underlying health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.
On April 19th, China News, the country’s state-affiliated media, tweeted, “The Chinese mainland Monday reported 3,297 locally transmitted confirmed #COVID19 cases, of which 3,084 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission’s report Tuesday.”

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