Donetsk, Aug 25 – DAN.  DPR has registered 342 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 54,690, the Ministry of Health said.

Out of 898 tests 293 returned positive on August 24, while 49 patients was diagnosed based on symptoms, the Ministry said.

The total of 278 patients recovered in the past 24 hours, 40 died.

Overall, 44,547 patients recovered, while 6,137 are being treated; the total of 4,006 died.*ot