19 February 2021, 10:11
2,940 COVID-19 cases recorded in LPR - Health Ministry
LUGANSK, February 19 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 2,940 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.
“As of 09:00, February 19, the LPR had 2,940 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 2,450 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 109.5 million by now; of those, over 2.4 million people have died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,916 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 — 19 February — Lugansk
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