Donetsk, Feb 4 - DAN. Two hundred and fifty-six new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

“DPR medics have carried out 674 tests since Wednesday; 256 people tested positive (38.1 percent),” the report said. Eighty people have recovered and another ten have died due to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

The DPR currently has 21,042 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 11,064 patients have recovered, 8,156 people continue in- or outpatient treatment and 1,822 have died.*jk