Morroco Records First Coronavirus Casualty, Second in Africa

Morocco has reported its first death of a person with the new virus, an 89-year-old woman with underlying medical problems who died in a Casablanca hospital.
It was only the second confirmed death in Africa, after one in Egypt over the weekend. The woman in Morocco had arrived from Italy, and was one of just two people in Morocco confirmed to have the virus.
Italy now has more coronavirus cases than anywhere but China, registering 9,172 infections with 463 deaths, and officials say they expect many, many more.