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22 February 2021, 09:07

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LPR record 2,995 COVID-19 cases - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, February 22 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 2,995 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, February 22, the LPR had 2,995 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 2,616 persons have recovered and left hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19 since the beginning of the coronavirus infection outbreak.”

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 110.6 million by now; of those, over 2.4 million people have died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,985 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 — 22 February — Lugansk