Donetsk, Aug 27 - DAN. DPR has registered 352 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 55,506, the Ministry of Health said.

Out of 906 tests 314 returned positive on August 26, while 38 patients was diagnosed based on symptoms, the Ministry said.

The total of 245 patients recovered in the past 24 hours, 17 died.

Overall, 44,947 patients recovered, while 6,518 are being treated; the total of 4,041 died.*ot