Donetsk, Sep 8 – DAN. Two hundred and ninety-two new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Wednesday.

“DPR medics carried out 794 tests on September 7; 221 people tested positive and another 71 showed COVID-19 symptoms,” the report said.

Four hundred and ninety-three patients have recovered and 95 have died since Wednesday.

DPR medics have confirmed 58,974 COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the coronavirus infection outbreak; 47, 123 people have recovered, 7,497 continue treatment and 4,354 have died.*jk