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17 February 2021, 10:31

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

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LUGANSK, February 17 (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 255,” 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 108.6 million by now; of those, over 2.3 million people have died, according to the WHO. The LPR has confirmed 2,906 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