Donetsk, Mar 4 - DAN. One hundred and eighty-eight 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 carried out 650 tests on March 3; 169 people tested positive and another 19 showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said.

Seventy-two patients have recovered and seven have died since Wednesday, the Ministry said. 

The DPR currently has 24,822 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 16,906 patients have recovered, 5,855 continue in- or outpatient treatment and 2,061 died, according to the latest reports.*jk