LUGANSK, September 16 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics confirmed 792 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.
“As of 09:00, September 16, the LPR had 792 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 692 persons have fully recovered and left hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19.”
“LPR medics have recorded 23 COVID-19 related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic,” the LPR Healthcare Ministry said.
The World Health Organisation called the COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. The first coronavirus infection cases were recorded in China in late 2019. As of now, the number of coronavirus contacts has exceeded 29.4 million; of those, over 939,000 have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 789 COVID-19 cases.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures. Most of restrictions have already been eased due to the improving COVID-19 situation.