Donetsk, Jan 20 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic medics have diagnosed 243 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

A total of 1,404 tests were carried out on Wednesday; 208 people tested positive and another 35 showed COVID-19 symptoms, the report said. Overall, 86 residents have been de-registered after recovery and 28 have died in the designated period.

The DPR has recorded 121,270 coronavirus infection cases since the beginning of the pandemic; 109,134 people have recovered, 2,678 continue treatment, and 9,458 have died. *jk