Donetsk, Dec 9 – DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic medics have diagnosed 531 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

“DPR medics have carried out 1,215 tests; 314 people tested positive and another 217 showed COVID-19 symptoms,” the report said.

As many as 1,011 patients have been de-registered after recovery and 38 have died over the designated period.

The DPR has confirmed 113,071 COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic; 4,411 people continue treatment; 100,028 have recovered and 8,632 have died, according to the latest reports. In the previous reporting period, medics recorded 577 new COVID-19 cases in the DPR.*jk