Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 22,117 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.
“As of 09:00, January 21, the LPR had 22,117 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. A total of 18,542 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 outbreak 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 332.6 million by now; of those, over 5.5 million people died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 22,066 COVID-19 cases.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures.*t