Medics record 1,708 COVID deaths in LPR - Health Ministry


Lugansk People’s Republic medics have recorded 1, 708 deaths due to COVID-19 since the outbreak of the decease, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“1,708 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic,” the Ministry said.

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 237.6 million by now; of those, over 4.8 million people died, according to the WHO. The LPR confirmed 15,400 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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