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9 October 2020, 10:19

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LPR reports 1,153 COVID-19 cases - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, October 9 (Lugansk Media Centre) – Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 1,153 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, October 9, the LPR had 1,153 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 848 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 35.8 million; of those, more than one million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 1040 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 — 09 October — Lugansk