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8 January 2021, 09:05

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2,231 COVID-19 cases reported in LPR - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, January 8 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 2,231 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, January 8, the LPR had 2,231 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 1,827 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 85.5 million by now; of those, over 1.8 million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,202 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 — 08 January — Lugansk