Donetsk, May 8 – DAN. DPR has registered nine new cases of COVID-19, one patient died, the Ministry of Health said.

"The Ministry of Health reports that tests revealed nine new cases of COVID-19 in the DPR in the past 24 hours."

Overall, 156 cases have been confirmed. Five patients have died since the outbreak; 21 have fully recovered.

On March 14, the DPR went on high alert in connection with the threat of the coronavirus infection spread.*ot