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20 November 2020, 09:10

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

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LUGANSK, November 20 (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 132,” the report said.

The World Health Organisation called the COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic. The first cases were recorded in China in late 2019.  The number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 55.6 million by now; of those, over 1.3 million people have died. The LPR confirmed 1,729 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 — 20 November — Lugansk