Donetsk, Sep 16 - DAN. Nineteen new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Wednesday.

“September 15 tests confirmed 19 new cases of coronavirus infection,” the report said.

Three men, aged 60, 54 and 82 and two women, aged 85 and 76 have died over the designated period.

As of Wednesday morning, the Republic had 2,867 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 1,511 people have recovered, 1,188 are undergoing treatment and 168 have died, according to the DPR Healthcare Ministry.

Ukraine has reported 2,958 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours; 162,660 people have got infected in Ukraine since the beginning of the pandemic.*jk