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Toronto records first coronavirus death as number of infections rise

‘Today is a very sad day’ says medical officer of health

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Toronto has recorded its first COVID-19-related death as the number of infections in the city continues to rise.

In a news release Sunday, Toronto Public Health said a man in his 70s died from the virus on Saturday. He was tested at a hospital in Toronto on an undisclosed date and began self-isolation after visiting the United Kingdom.

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Aaron D'Andrea
Aaron D'Andrea
Aaron D’Andrea is a former journalist. He got his start in journalism in the television industry before becoming a reporter covering Toronto and the GTA. He earned an advanced diploma in journalism at Humber College in Toronto.

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