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23 October 2020, 19:05

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LPR extends school holidays, limitations on eateries, entertainment venues until Nov 1

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LUGANSK, October 23 (Lugansk Media Centre) – LPR Emergency Commission for Preventing COVID-19 has extended school holidays until November 1, keeping schoolchildren away from public places and transport for almost a months as the Republic seeks to contain the COVID-19 spread.

The holidays began  on October 5, and the Commission said that "the restrictive measures appeared to be timely and effective".

The same limitations were imposed on eateries as they have been operating limited working hours (until 3 p.m.). The restrictions remain in place until November 1.

Night clubs, cinemas, children's entertainment centers also remain closed until November 1.

The World Health Organisation called the COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. The first coronavirus infection cases were recorded in China in late 2019.  As of now, the number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 43 million; of those, over one million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 1,424 COVID-19 cases; 58 patients died.

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced a number of lockdown measures.

 

LuganskMediaCentre — 23 October — Lugansk