LPR reports 5,950 COVID-19 cases


Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 5,950 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

 “As of 09:00, July 21, the LPR had 5,950 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said.

 “A total of 4,861 persons have recovered and left hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19 since the beginning of the coronavirus infection outbreak.”

 The World Health Organisation 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 190.7 million by now; of those, over 4 million people died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 5,855 COVID-19 cases.

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

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