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Austria reports first coronavirus death, man of 69

VIENNA, March 12 (Reuters) - A 69-year-old man has died in Vienna after contracting the new coronavirus, Austria's first death in the rapidly spreading epidemic, city authorities said on Thursday.

Austria has confirmed 302 cases so far, and four people have recovered.

More than 126,100 people have been infected globally and over 4,600 have died, according to a Reuters tally of government announcements. (Reporting by Kirsti Knolle, Francois Murphy; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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