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A famous actress, a legendary playwright, and a game-changing chef - here are the celebrities and notable figures around the world who are believed to have died of the novel coronavirus so far

Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor that tried to warn medics of the novel coronavirus and contracted it while treating patients in Wuhan, China, died of the virus on February 7.

Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor that tried to warn medics of the novel coronavirus and contracted it while treating patients in Wuhan, China, died of the virus on February 7.

Source: BBC News

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Terrence McNally, a Tony Award-winning American playwright, died on March 24 of health complications related to the coronavirus. McNally was a lung cancer survivor living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Terrence McNally, a Tony Award-winning American playwright, died on March 24 of health complications related to the coronavirus. McNally was a lung cancer survivor living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Source: NPR

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Nashom Wooden, known by the drag community as Mona Foot, died at 50 on March 23 of an illness that was believed to be the novel coronavirus, although it was not confirmed. While Wooden lived with HIV for several years, it had dropped to undetectable levels before he died.

Nashom Wooden, known by the drag community as Mona Foot, died at 50 on March 23 of an illness that was believed to be the novel coronavirus, although it was not confirmed. While Wooden lived with HIV for several years, it had dropped to undetectable levels before he died.

Source: The New York Times

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Lucia Bosè, an Italian actress, died at 89 of pneumonia on March 23, and a Spanish news outlet called 5TeleCinco reported that she was infected with COVID-19.

Lucia Bosè, an Italian actress, died at 89 of pneumonia on March 23, and a Spanish news outlet called 5TeleCinco reported that she was infected with COVID-19.

Source: Billboard, Yahoo, 5TeleCinco, El País

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Chef Floyd Cardoz, 59, of Tabla and Bombay Bread Bar died of health complications related to the novel coronavirus on March 25. Eater NY described him as a "force in New York's restaurant community."

Chef Floyd Cardoz, 59, of Tabla and Bombay Bread Bar died of health complications related to the novel coronavirus on March 25. Eater NY described him as a "force in New York's restaurant community."

Source: Eater, Scroll.In

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COVID-19IndiaCases: 906kDeaths: 23.7kRecovered: 571k
COVID-19WorldCases: 12.76MDeaths: 566kRecovered: 7.22M
COVID-19USACases: 3.22MDeaths: 134kRecovered: 1.03M