Donetsk, Sep 18 - DAN. Forty-three new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry said on Friday.

Nine people have been discharged from hospitals with two negative test results for COVID-19 and three people have died since Thursday, it said.

The DPR currently has 2,951 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 1603 patients have recovered and 174 have died, according to the Healthcare Ministry.

Ukraine has reported 3,228 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours; 169,472 people have got infected and 3,468 have died in Ukraine since the beginning of the pandemic.*jk