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8 September 2020, 11:41

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One COVID-19 patient dies in LPR over 24 hours - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, September 8 (Lugansk Media Centre) - One COVID-19 patient has died in the Lugansk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the LPR Healthcare Ministry reported.

“LPR medics have recorded one fatality which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 20,” 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 has exceeded 26.9 million; of those, over 880,000 people have died. The LPR has confirmed 741 COVID-19 cases.

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures. Most of restrictions have already been eased due to the improving COVID-19 situation.
The Republic’s Healthcare Ministry said that the coronavirus situation in the LPR had fully stabilised and that it was under control.

LuganskMediaCentre — 08 September — Lugansk