LUGANSK, February 9 (Lugansk Media Centre) - The Emergency Sanitary and Anti-Epidemic Commission under the Lugansk People’s Republic government has lifted the restrictions from public catering businesses, the LPR government press service reported.
“Healthcare Minister Natalia Paschenko and chief sanitary officer Dmitry Dokashenko reported the absence of trends towards higher COVID-19 infection rates and the Commission decided to lift the restrictions introduced under Item 6 of Protocol No 56/2020 dated November 13, 2020 regarding the restrictions for public catering facilities until 19:00,” the press service said.
Restrictions will be lifted on February 12.
The World Health Organisation called the COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. The first coronavirus infection cases were recorded in China in late 2019. The number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 106 million by now; of those, over 2.3 million people have died. The LPR has confirmed 2,742 COVID-19 cases; 238 patients died.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures.