12 October 2020, 09:10


LPR records 1,225 COVID-19 cases - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, October 12 (Lugansk Media Centre) – Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 1,225 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, October 12, the LPR had 1,225 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said.

A total of 872 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. As of now, the number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 37.1 million; of those, more than one million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 1,209 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 October — Lugansk