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12 January 2021, 09:40

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

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LUGANSK, January 12 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Lugansk People’s Republic’s medics have recorded one death due to COVID-19 since Monday, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“One death has been recorded which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 195 since the beginning of the pandemic,” 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.  The number of coronavirus contacts across the world has exceeded 88.8 million by now; of those, over 1.9 million people have died. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,243 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 January — Lugansk