16 October 2020, 09:12
1,290 COVID-19 cases reported in LPR - Health Ministry
LUGANSK, October 16 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 1,290 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.
“As of 09:00, October 16, the LPR had 1,290 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said.
“A total of 950 persons have recovered and left hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19 since the beginning of the coronavirus infection outbreak.”
The World Health Organisation called the COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. The first coronavirus infection cases were recorded in China in late 2019. As of now, the number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 38 million; of those, over one million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 1,273 COVID-19 cases; 58 patients died.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures.
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