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18 November 2020, 09:42

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1,704 COVID-19 cases reported in LPR - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, November 18 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 1,704 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, November 18, the LPR had 1,704 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 1,453 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.  The number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 54.5 million by now; of those, over 1.3 million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 1,694 COVID-19 cases.

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

LuganskMediaCentre — 18 November — Lugansk