Donetsk, Jun 16 - DAN. Twenty-one people have tested positive for coronavirus infection in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Tuesday.

“Twenty-one new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in the DPR over the past 24 hours,” the report said.

The Republic has reported 854 patients with COVID-19 since the first case was confirmed on March 31; 594 patients are receiving treatment, 217 have been discharged from hospitals and 43 have died.*jk