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12 October 2020, 09:11

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LPR reports 3 COVID-19 related death in 24 hours

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LUGANSK, October 12 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Three patients with diagnosed COVID-19 died in the Lugansk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“Three COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 55,” the report said.

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 1,225 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