Donetsk, Oct 29 – DAN. The number of pneumonias caused by the COVID-19 infection has been decreasing following the introduction of anti-pandemic restrictions across the DPR, the acting Minister of Health Alexander Oprischenko said.

"The situation is still tense, though we have been observing during this week a positive tendency after the limitations were introduced. Despite statistically the cases are on the grow, the number of pneumonias is decreasing, we have seen a 24 pc reduction."

DPR Head Denis Pushilin tightened anti-COVID measures starting October 25. *ot