Nine COVID-19 patients die in LPR over 24 hours - Health Ministry


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

“Nine deaths have been recorded which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 562 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 193.7 million by now; of those, over 4.1 million people died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 6,245 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*s

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