Donetsk, Dec 9 – DAN. More than half of COVID-19 patients in the DPR have recovered, the data presented by the Health Ministry shows.

The first coronavirus case was documented in the DPR on March 31, more than eight months ago, the total number of registered cases as of December 9 is 11,864. More than half of the patients, 6,085, recovered, 1,111 died; 4,668 remain in hospitals or are treated at home.

In the past 24 hours, the Ministry reported 155 new cases, 336 recoveries and 10 deaths. Among the patients who died were men aged 37-70 and women aged 35-95.

Ukrainian health authority said that the country saw 12,585 new cases in 24 hours, the total number of cases was at 845,343, of those 14,204 died. *ot