Donetsk, Nov 12 - DAN. One hundred and sixty-six new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

“DPR medics carried out 679 tests on November 11 confirming 146 coronavirus infection cases (21.5 percent of tested individuals) and another 20 people showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said.

Ninety-six people have recovered and another 22 people with COVID-19 have died since Wednesday. The fatalities include men aged 40 to 94 and women aged 59 to 81, the Ministry said.

The DPR currently has 8,364 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 3,643 inpatients or outpatients with COVID-19; 3,975 people have recovered and 746 have died.

Ukraine reported 11,057 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours which is a new record high increase; the number of the infected in Ukraine has exceeded half a million; 9, 145 people have died.*jk