COVID-19 pandemic in the Luhansk People's Republic

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COVID-19 pandemic in the Luhansk People's Republic
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Disease COVID-19
Virus strain SARS-CoV-2
Location Luhansk People's Republic
Arrival date30 March 2020
(1 year, 6 months and 5 days)
Confirmed cases13,797 [1]
Recovered10,247 [1]
Deaths
1,476 [1] [lower-alpha 1]

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached the Luhansk People's Republic (or LNR, an unrecognised state on the territory of Ukraine) in March 2020. For the rest of Ukraine, see COVID-19 pandemic in Ukraine.

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Background

On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019. [3] [4]

The case fatality ratio for COVID-19 has been much lower than SARS of 2003, [5] [6] but the transmission has been significantly greater, with a significant total death toll. [7] [5]

Timeline

COVID-19 cases in the Luhansk People's Republic  ()
     Deaths        Recoveries        Active cases
MarMarAprAprMayMayJunJun
Last 15 daysLast 15 days
Date
# of cases
# of deaths
2020-03-30
1(n.a.)
2020-04-04
2(n.a.)
2020-04-05
4(+100%)
2020-04-08
6(n.a.)
2020-04-09
7(+17%)
2020-04-08
8(+14%)
2020-04-13
14(n.a.)
2020-04-14
16(+14%)
2020-04-15
17(+6.2%)
2020-04-16
2020-04-17
21(n.a.)
2020-04-22
48(n.a.)
2020-04-29
119(n.a.)1(n.a.)
2020-04-30
129(+8.4%)1(=)
2020-05-04
144(n.a.)1(n.a.)
2020-05-05
162(+12%)2(+100%)
2020-05-08
232(n.a.)2(n.a.)
2020-05-11
275(n.a.)2(n.a.)
2020-05-14
308(n.a.)2(n.a.)
2020-05-15
312(+1.3%)2(=)
2020-05-16
317(+1.6%)2(=)
2020-05-17
2020-05-18
328(n.a.)2(n.a.)
2020-05-19
338(+3%)4(+100%)
2020-05-20
345(+2.1%)4(=)
2020-05-21
356(+3.2%)4(=)
2020-05-22
377(+5.9%)5(+25%)
2020-05-25
384(n.a.)5(n.a.)
2020-05-26
384(=)6(+20%)
2020-05-27
2020-05-28
393(n.a.)6(n.a.)
2020-05-29
396(+0.76%)6(=)
2020-05-30
405(+2.3%)6(=)
2020-05-31
411(+1.5%)6(=)
2020-06-01
419(+1.9%)6(=)
Source: reports published by the Ministry of Health. [8]

March 2020

On 30 March, the first case was confirmed. [9]

April 2020

On 4 April, the second case was confirmed. [10] On 5 April, there were 4 cases confirmed in the Luhansk People's Republic. [11]

On 8 April, 6 cases were confirmed, 1 recovery was registered. [12] [13] On 9 April, there were 7 confirmed cases. [14] On 10 April, the toll reached 8. [15]

On 13 April, there were 14 confirmed cases. [16] On 15 April, 17 cases were reported. [17]

On 17 April, the number of confirmed cases reached 21. [18]

By 23 April, there were a total of 48 cases within Luhansk. [19]

By 28 April, 119 cases and one death were registered. [20]

On 30 April, the health ministry of the LNR reported 129 registered cases: 49 of them in the town of Pervomaisk, 21 in Stakhanov, 15 in Sverdlovsk, 17 in Lugansk, 8 in Alchevsk, 2 in Brianka, 3 in Perevalsk. 12 patients were discharged from hospitals. [21] [22] Meanwhile, Ukrainian officials estimated more than 400 cases in the occupied parts of Donetsk and Luhansk, and cast doubt on announcements by the LNR and DNR. [23]

May 2020

On 4 May, 144 cases were confirmed. [24]

On 5 May, an otorhinolaryngologist from Pervomaisk died of COVID-19. [25]

On 8 May, 232 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the republic. [26]

On 11 May, 275 cases were reported. [27]

On 14 May, 308 cases were confirmed. 53 patients were reported discharged from hospitals. [28]

On 15 May, 312 cases were confirmed, 104 patients were discharged. [29]

On 16 May, 317 cases were confirmed, 110 patients were discharged. [30]

On 18 May, 328 cases were confirmed, 111 patients were discharged. [31]

By 19 May, four deaths were confirmed. [32] By the end of the day, 338 cases were confirmed, 15 more people got recovered. [33]

On 20 May, there were 345 confirmed cases. [34] On the next day, 356 cases were confirmed. [35]

On 22 May, 377 confirmed cases were reported, 133 patients were discharged, 5 people died. [36]

On 25 May, there were 384 confirmed cases, 179 patients were reported discharged from hospitals. The number of fatalities stayed at 5. [37] On the next day, five more patients recovered and another died. [1]

See also

Notes

  1. One more fatality is attributed to a cardiovascular disease, despite the fact that the patient was diagnosed with COVID-19. [2]

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