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British national of Chinese origin who died in Bulgaria tests negative for coronavirus

Health Minister Kiril Ananiev
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Health Minister Kiril Ananiev announced, at a briefing, that the tests of a British national of Chinese origin who died yesterday in the town Bansko, southern Bulgaria, came back negative for coronavirus.

The man had been living in the UK for several years and had last been to China in 2018, or long before the appearance of the new coronavirus. The cause of death is infarction. A virology test was carried out as part of the stringent measures in place in the country against the spread of coronavirus, Minister Ananiev said. 

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