According to authorities, the man was both obese and suffering from influenza B. However, doctors confirm that the cause of death was the coronavirus. The man had been in critical condition since January 29. He passed away on Friday from multiple organ failure.
Shanghai has now confirmed 335 cases of coronavirus in the city. Of the 335 patients in Shanghai, 70 are in stable condition, four are in serious condition and nine are in critical condition. So far, 249 people have fully recovered and been discharged and three people have died.