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20 November 2020, 09:07

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1,729 COVID-19 cases reported in LPR - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, November 20 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 1,729 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, November 20, the LPR had 1,729 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 1,480 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 cases were recorded in China in late 2019.  The number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 55.6 million by now; of those, over 1.3 million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 1,720 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 — 20 November — Lugansk