Donetsk, Jul 16 – DAN. DPR has registered 217 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 45,378, the Ministry of Health said.

Out of 471 tests 137 returned positive on July 15, while 80 patients was diagnosed based on symptoms, the Ministry said.

Eleven virus-related deaths were reported, 247 patients recovered.

The total of 39,097 patients recovered, while 2,854 are being treated; the total of 3,427 died.*ot