Donetsk, Feb 18 - DAN. One hundred and sixty-eight new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

“DPR medics carried out 433 tests on February 17; 122 people tested positive and another 46 showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said. “As many as 1,207 patients have recovered from COVID-19 and another eight have died since Wednesday.”

The DPR currently has 23,224  confirmed COVID-19 cases, 16,249 patients have recovered, 5,011 people continue in- or outpatient treatment and 1,964 died, according to the latest reports.*jk