Donetsk, May 12 - DAN. Fifteen new coronavirus infection cases have been diagnosed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, another 15 people tested positive for COVID-19; this brings the total number of the infected to 199 as of 10:00, on May 12,” the report said.

The DPR reported the first COVID-19 case on March 31. Five DPR residents have died of coronavirus infection since; 27 have recovered and 167 are receiving treatment.*jk