Donetsk, Feb 5 – DAN. DPR has registered 298 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 21,340, the Ministry of Health said.

Out of 788 tests 241 returned positive on February 4; 57 patients were diagnosed based on symptoms, the Ministry said.

In the past 24 hours, 72 people were discharged from hospitals after testing negative twice; 12 virus-related deaths were reported.

The total of 11,136 patients recovered, while 8,370 are being treated; the total of 1,834 died.*ot