The pneumonia virus, caused by the coronavirus or Covid-19, was first registered in Wuhan, China's Hubei province, and has since spread to more than 25 countries worldwide.

The first death from the new virus has been registered in the city of Padua, Italy, Ansut reported on Saturday, citing Sputnik news agency on February 21, 2020. .

According to the press, the deceased patient was a 78-year-old retired brick worker.

Earlier, Italian health officials added 14 new cases of the Covid-19 virus, bringing the total to 17. As of today, 250 people are reported to have been isolated.

The new virus, or Covid-19, originates from China's Hubei Province late Friday, with a total of 2,345 deaths and 76,288 reported cases. Ch