In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on May 19, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 6 times, using 120 mm and 82 mm mortars forbidden to be placed on the contact line, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms, - the JFO headquarters reported. There were no losses among our defenders as a result of the enemy shelling. Our soldiers opened aimed fire in response to the criminal actions of the Russian occupiers. There were no cases of coronavirus infection among the Joint Forces personnel; situation in the area of the operation remains controlled.
Occupation authorities of the "DNR" recognized 256 cases of COVID-19 disease in the uncontrolled territory of Donetsk oblast as of May 19. This was said in the report of the so-called "Ministry of Health". It was noted that 8 cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection were recorded in CADO over the past day. 207 people are under treatment, 42 were discharged, seven of the patients died.
Using security guarantees for the repair of power grids, the "LNR" militants installed surveillance cameras near the occupied settlements of Holubovske and Berezovske, - the headquarters of the Joint Forces Operation reported. The report indicates that the Ukrainian party provided security guarantees for the performance of these works through the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission. Despite this, the Joint Forces units recorded an attempt to install video surveillance equipment by the Russian armed forces. These works were carried out under the supervision and guidance of three armed representatives of the occupation forces.
Head physician of the Luhansk Multi-field Hospital No.4 Alexey Navrotskiy, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, died at the age of 48, separatist media wrote. So, Navrotskiy died in the intensive care unit of hospital No.4. "Viral pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus. We fought to the last, tried almost everything, including mechanical ventilation. He left this life yesterday", - the message said.