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19 March 2021, 09:07

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LPR records 3,443 COVID-19 cases - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, March 19 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 3,443 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, March 19, the LPR had 3,443 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 2,856 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 120.9 million by now; of those, over 2.6 million people have died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 3,415 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 — 19 March — Lugansk