Donetsk, Nov 17 – DAN. DPR has registered 1,046 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 98,999, the Ministry of Health said.

The Ministry of Health reports that of 2,335 tests 1,019 (43.6 pc) returned positive on November 16, while 27 cases were diagnosed based on symptoms.

In the past 24 hours, 1,065 people were discharged from hospitals after testing negative twice; 98-virus-related deaths were reported.

The total of 73,368 patients recovered, while 18,026 are being treated; the total of 7,605 died. *ot