LPR medics record 21,888 COVID-19 cases - Health Ministry


Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 21,888 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

 “As of 09:00, January 14, the LPR had 21,888 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said.  A total of 18,382 people have recovered and left hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19 since the beginning of the coronavirus infection outbreak.

The World Health Organization called the COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus. The first coronavirus infection cases were recorded in China in late 2019. The number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 312.1 million by now; of those, over 5.5 million people died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 21,834 COVID-19 cases.

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures. *s

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