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12 February 2021, 13:46

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Five COVID-19 patient die in LPR over 24 hours - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, February 12 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic’s medics have recorded five deaths due to COVID-19 since Wednesday, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“Five deaths have been recorded bringing the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 246,” the report 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 across the world has exceeded 106.7 million by now; of those, over 2.3 million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,787 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 — 12 February — Lugansk