Donetsk, Oct 15 - DAN. One hundred and fifty-three new COVID-8 cases have been diagnosed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

Twenty-one people have been discharged from hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19, and 17 patients have died since Wednesday, the report said.

As of Thursday morning, the Republic had 4,905 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 2,297 people have recovered, 2,284 are undergoing treatment and 324 have died, according to the DPR Healthcare Ministry.

Ukraine has reported 5,062 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours; 281,239 people have got infected and 5,302 have died in Ukraine since the beginning of the pandemic.*jk