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19 February 2021, 10:15

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

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

“One death has been recorded bringing the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 258,” 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 109.5 million by now; of those, over 2.4 million people have died, according to the WHO. Earlier, the LPR confirmed 2,916 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 — 19 February — Lugansk