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22 July 2020, 11:37

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Number of coronavirus cases in LPR reach 601 - Healthcare Ministry

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Donetsk, Jul 22 – DAN. The number of COVID-19 cases in the LPR has reached 601, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“As of 9:00, July 22, the LPR had 601 confirmed COVID-19 patients,” the report said.

As many as 535 people have fully recovered and left hospitals after two negative tests.

Fifteen people have died since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in the LPR.

The World Health Organization announced COVID-19 a pandemic caused by novel coronavirus. The first cases were reported in China in late 2019. As of now, the number of the infected across the world has exceeded 14.5 million; more than 607,000 have died, according to WHO.

The LPR went on high alert and introduced lockdown measures changing the mode of operation of government bodies, industrial companies, organizations and transport. A majority of restrictions have been eased by now as the epidemiological situation improved.

The LPR Healthcare Ministry said that the coronavirus situation in the Republic had fully stabilized and was under control.

LuganskMediaCentre — 22 July — Lugansk