Donetsk, Jul 1 - DAN. Two hundred and four 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 have carried out 609 tests since Wednesday; 164 people tested positive and another 40 showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said.

Seventy-six patients have been de-registered after full recovery and 10 have died in the past 24 hours. Rapid tests have shown 38 reinfections, the Ministry said.

The DPR currently has 43,227 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 36,013 patients  recovered, 3,953 continue in- or outpatient treatment and 3,261 died, according to the latest reports.*jk