42 new COVID-19 cases recorded in LPR
TASS Russian News Agency | Oct 9, 2020 at 8:56 AM
LUGANSK, October 9. /TASS/. Healthcare workers of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) have detected 42 cases of the coronavirus infection over the past 24 hours, one patient died, the republic’s Health Ministry reported on Friday.
“In all, as of 09:00 on October 9, there are 1,153 recorded and confirmed cases of the COVID-19 infection in the territory of the Lugansk People’s Republic. Two fatalities have been recorded,” the Luganskinformcenter news agency quoted the statement.
In all, in the LPR 45 people died of the disease caused by the coronavirus. To date, there have been 848 recoveries.
The first case of the infection was detected in the LPR on March 30. The authorities introduced measures to contain the infection, hours of operation of state agencies, enterprises, institutions, and transportation were changed. Since May in some districts the sanitary measures were lifted due to the stabilized epidemic situation. Due to the sharp increase in the daily incidence, on September 21, the authorities introduced additional measures to curb the spread of the infection in the republic, for instance, increasing the sanitary measures for mass events.