Medics record eight COVID deaths in LPR over 24 hours - Health Ministry

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Lugansk People’s Republic medics have recorded eight deaths due to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“Eight deaths have been recorded which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 1,039 since the beginning of the pandemic,” the report 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 223 million by now; of those, over 4.6 million people died, according to the WHO. The LPR confirmed 10, 422 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*b

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