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9 October 2020, 10:22

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Two COVID-19 patients die in LPR over 24 hours - Health Ministry

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LUGANSK, October 9 (Lugansk Media Centre) – Two people have died due to COVID-19 in the Lugansk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the LPR Healthcare Ministry press service reported.

“Two COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded which brings the LPR coronavirus infection death toll to 45,” 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 35.8 million; of those, more than one million people have died. The LPR has confirmed 1,153 COVID-19 cases.

To prevent the spreading of the coronavirus infection, the LPR authorities put the Republic on high alert and introduced lockdown measures. Part of restrictions have been eased by now.

LuganskMediaCentre — 09 October — Lugansk