Medics record 11,703 COVID-19 cases in LPR - Health Ministry


Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 11,703 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

 “As of 09:00, September 22, the LPR had 11,703 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. A total of 8,849 people have recovered and left hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19 since the beginning of the coronavirus infection outbreak.

“Twenty-four deaths have been recorded which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 1,178,” 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 228.8 million by now; of those, over 4.6 million people died, according to the WHO.

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

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