Donetsk, Nov 26 - DAN. One hundred and sixty-four new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

Seventeen deaths due to COVID-19 have been recorded and 43 people have recovered since Wednesday, the report said. According to latest information, the DPR confirmed 10,332 COVID-19 cases; 4,410 people are continuing treatment as in- our outpatients and 958 people have died.

Ukraine reported 15,331 new COVID-19 cases in a day in another record high increase; a total of 677,189 people have got infected and 11,717 have died in Ukraine since the beginning of the pandemic.

Reports on Wednesday said that the DPR would cut the number of COVID-19 centres by more than 25 percent as the number of new patients decreased.*jk