In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on April 23, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 11 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The occupiers used 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. Three members of the Joint Forces were injured as a result of criminal actions of the occupiers. The insidious shelling of Russian mercenaries did not go unpunished - our troops opened aimed fire at the positions of the occupiers from the available weapons. There were no cases of coronavirus infection among the Joint Forces personnel. Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation remains controlled.
The so-called "DNR" confirmed that it had set up a field hospital on the outskirts of occupied Donetsk, but assured that it was a "specialist arms tactical exercise". According to separatist media, allegedly, "the possibilities to quickly and effectively provide medical assistance to victims in emergency situations were worked out" in the Budonivskyi district of occupied Donetsk.
The so-called "sanitary and epidemiological commission" of the "LNR" limited the movement of residents and vehicles in occupied Alchevsk, Brianka, Perevalsk, Dovzhansk and Kadiivka, separatist media wrote. The report stated that the restriction was adopted in connection with the registration of new cases of COVID-19 with a wide range of contacts. "Thus, from 23:00 on April 23, 2020, a strict regime of self-isolation of citizens and a ban on the movement of all types of transport, except for specialized, emergency and transport that delivers food products, is introduced in the cities of Alchevsk, Brianka, Perevalsk, Sverdlovsk and Stakhanov for the period of localization of the infection process", - the "commission" said in the report.
Doctors in occupied Kadiivka and Dovzhansk in the Luhansk region detected cases of coronavirus infection COVID-19. This was reported by the so-called "Minister" of Health of the "LNR" Natalia Pashchenko, separatist media wrote. "Several sick people have been recorded in Stakhanov and Sverdlovsk", - Pashchenko admitted. According to her, "new cases of the disease are basically recorded in Pervomaisk".