Donetsk, Feb 17 - DAN. One hundred and fifty-seven new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Wednesday.

“DPR medics have carried out 740 tests since Tuesday; 154 people tested positive and another three showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said. Over the designated period, 723 people have recovered and another nine have died.

The DPR currently has 23,056 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 6,058 people continue in- or outpatient treatment, 15,042 patients recovered and 1,956 died, according to the latest reports.*jk