In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on April 1, the armed forces of the Russian Federation violated their obligations to comply with the ceasefire 13 times, including twice - using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, - the JFO headquarters reported. During the shelling, the occupiers used 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, armament of infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. Criminal actions of the Russian mercenaries did not go unpunished - the AFU servicemen gave a tough response from the available fire weapons. There were no cases of coronavirus infection among the Joint Forces personnel.
The so-called "DNR" recognized the second case of COVID-19. This was reported by the fake "Ministry of Health". It was reported that the second infected in the "republic" was child of a local resident whom was detected coronavirus the day before. The infected woman arrived from Moscow on March 19 with her husband and young son.
The "LNR" occupation authorities decided to get rid of "foreign journalists" against the backdrop of the threat of COVID-19. This was stated in the report of the fake "Ministry of Communications and Mass Media". It was noted that the registration (re-registration) of the media and the issuance of licenses (amending the licenses, renewal of licenses) for television and radio broadcasting was suspended in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast from April 1, 2020 in pursuance of the "minister's" order "to minimize the risks of the spread of coronavirus infection". Moreover, the "accreditation of foreign media workers was suspended on the territory of the Luhansk People's Republic". Thus, the occupation authorities completely monopolize the content of information messages about the situation with COVID-19.
126 people are being monitored under inpatient treatment with suspected coronavirus infection COVID-19 in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast. 12 people were placed under medical supervision over the past day. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Health". Another 9410 people are self-isolating at home. A total of 9536 people are under observation.
270 people were placed under case follow-up in medical institutions in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast, - separatist media wrote. One case of coronavirus infection has been confirmed. It was earlier reported that as of March 29, 221 people were under observation at the "LNR" medical facilities in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus.