Donetsk, Oct 13 – DAN. DPR has registered a record-breaking 1,005 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours as the total number of confirmed patients climbed to 73,319, the Ministry of Health said.

The Ministry of Health reports that 927 patients tested positive for the decease, while 78 cases were diagnosed based on symptoms.

In the past 24 hours, 366 people were discharged from hospitals after testing negative twice; 97 virus-related deaths were reported.

The daily growth in the number of patients and deceased have become record-breaking.

The total of 56,475 patients recovered, while 11,266 are being treated; the total of 5,578 died.*ot