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A Bangladesh-origin man in his 60s has become the third patient to die in the United Kingdom of coronavirus.

He passed away at a hospital in Manchester after recently returning from a trip to Italy.

The patient was being treated at the North Manchester General Hospital for COVID-19.

He was suffering from a combination of high cholestrol, arthritis, heart condition, ashthma and other respiratory problems.

Even though he was not 100 percent healthy, the man had been in reasonably good health prior to his death.

He died just five days after being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus infection.

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He migrated to Italy from Bangladesh in 1989 before settling in a town near the country’s border with Switzerland, about 50 km away from Milan.

He moved to the UK about four or five years ago but used to visit Italy every year.

This year, he made the trip to Italy in the middle of February before returning to Manchester on February 29 last.

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