Donetsk, Jan 29 – DAN. DPR has registered 158 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 20,153, the Ministry of Health said.

Out of 425 tests 136 returned positive on January 28; while 22 patients were diagnosed based on symptoms, the Ministry said.

In the past 24 hours, 62 people were discharged from hospitals after testing negative twice; 14 virus-related deaths were reported.

The total of 10,733 patients recovered, while 7,643 are being treated; the total of 1,777 died.*ot