Donetsk, Aug 18 – DAN. DPR has registered 341 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 52,810, the Ministry of Health said.

Out of 814 tests 294 returned positive on August 17, while 47 patients was diagnosed based on symptoms, the Ministry said.

The total of 226 patients recovered in the past 24 hours, 31 died.

Overall, 43,485 patients recovered, while 5,452 are being treated; the total of 3,873 died.*ot