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An elderly man in Victoria has died after contracting coronavirus, bringing the State’s death toll from the illness to seven.

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Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton confirmed a man in his 80s died in hospital overnight.

“He was in intensive care. We have another seven who are in intensive care. It is a serious situation,” he told Seven’s Sunrise program on Friday.

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Australia’s death toll from coronavirus now stands at 25 from 5,224 confirmed cases.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed the 1 million threshold overnight as the pandemic swept across the globe.

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Johns Hopkins University’s website showed the milestone was hit Thursday afternoon. The count represents confirmed cases, but the true numbers are believed to be much higher.

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