Donetsk, Mar 16 - DAN. Two hundred and thirty-one new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Tuesday.

“DPR medics have carried out 756 tests since Monday; 226 people tested positive, and another five showed clinical and epidemiological signs of COVID-19,” the report said.

Two hundred and ninety-two patients have recovered and another nine have died over the designated period, the Ministry said. 

The DPR currently has 26,719 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 18,920 patients recovered, 5,662 continue in- or outpatient treatment and 2,137 died, according to the latest reports.*jk*pp