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8 October 2020, 11:52

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

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LUGANSK, October 8 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic’s medics have recorded one death due to COVID-19 since Wednesday, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“One death has been recorded bringing the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 43,” 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 35.5 million; of those, over one million people have died. The LPR has confirmed 1,111 COVID-19 cases.

To prevent the spreading of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures.

 

LuganskMediaCentre — 08 October — Lugansk