LUGANSK, February 22 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic’s medics have recorded one death due to COVID-19 since Sunday, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.
“One death has been recorded bringing the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 261,” the report said.
The World Health Organisation called the COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. The first coronavirus infection cases were recorded in China in late 2019. The number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 110.6 million by now; of those, over 2.4 million people have died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,985 COVID-19 cases.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures.