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13 January 2021, 09:07

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Four COVID-19 patients die in LPR over 24 hours - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, January 13 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Four people have died due to COVID-19 in the Lugansk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“Four COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 199 since the beginning of the pandemic,” 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 89.4 million by now; of those, over 1.9 million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,280 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 — 13 January — Lugansk