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7 September 2020, 13:43

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741 COVID-19 cases reported in LPR - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, September 7 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 741 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 9:00, September 7, the LPR had 741 confirmed COVID-19 patients,” the report said. “A total of 635 persons have fully recovered and left hospitals with two negative COVID-19 tests.”

“LPR medics have recorded 19 COVID-19 related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic,” the LPR Healthcare Ministry said.

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 has exceeded 26.7 million by now; of those, over 876,000 people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 737 COVID-19 cases.

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures. Most of restrictions have already been eased due to the improving COVID-19 situation.

LuganskMediaCentre — 07 September — Lugansk