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13 January 2021, 09:05

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LPR reports 2,280 COVID-19 cases - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, January 13 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic medics recorded 2,280 coronavirus infection cases in the Republic, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 09:00, January 10, the LPR had 2,280 confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the report said. “A total of 1,867 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 89.4 million by now; of those, over 1.9 million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,243 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 — 13 January — Lugansk