Medics record 60 COVID deaths in LPR over three days - Health Ministry


Lugansk People’s Republic medics have recorded 60 deaths due to COVID-19 over the past three days, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“Sixty deaths have been recorded over the past three days which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 1,660 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 237.3 million by now; of those, over 4.8 million people died, according to the WHO. The LPR confirmed 14,989 COVID-19 cases.

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

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