LPR reports 5,994 COVID-19 cases

Society 

Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 5,994 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

 “As of 09:00, July 22, the LPR had 5,994 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 4,896 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 191.1 million by now; of those, over 4.1 million people died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 5,950 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. *i*t


Editors' Choice