Donetsk, Oct 1 – DAN. DPR has registered 682 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 67,883, the Ministry of Health said.

The Ministry of Health reports that of 1,392 tests 546 returned positive on September 30, while 136 cases were diagnosed based on symptoms.

In the past 24 hours, 1,005 people were discharged from hospitals after testing negative twice; 85 virus-related deaths were reported.

The total of 53,476 patients recovered, while 9,447 are being treated; the total of 4,960 died.*ot