Donetsk, Mar 25 - DAN. One hundred and sixty-two 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 have carried out 499 tests since Wednesday; 123 people tested positive and another 39 showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said.

Thirty-five reinfections were diagnosed following 121 rapid tests. Ninety patients have fully recovered and another nine have died over the past 24 hours, the Ministry said.

The DPR currently has 28,318 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 20,808 patients recovered, 5,305 continue in- or outpatient treatment and 2,205 died, according to the latest reports.*jk