17 February 2021, 10:30
2,906 COVID-19 cases recorded in LPR - Health Ministry
LUGANSK, February 17 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 2,906 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.
“As of 09:00, February 17, the LPR had 2,906 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 2,410 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 108.6 million by now; of those, over 2.3 million people have died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,871 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 — 17 February — Lugansk