Donetsk, Nov 19 - DAN. Two hundred and nineteen new COVID-29 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 972 tests on November 18 to diagnose 213 coronavirus infection cases, and six people showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said.

One hundred and sixty-four people have been discharged from hospitals and 18 patients - men aged 58 to 97 and women aged 41 to 83 - have died since Wednesday, the the Healthcare Ministry said.

According to the latest reports, the DPR confirmed 9,487 COVID-19 cases; 4,427 people have recovered and 864 have died; the rest are continuing treatment as in- or outpatients.

Ukraine has reported 13,357 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours; 583,510 people have got infected and 10,369 have died in Ukraine since the beginning of the pandemic.*jk