Donetsk, Oct 6 – DAN. DPR has registered 644 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 69,890, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Health reports that of 1,442 tests 587 returned positive on October 5, while 77 cases were diagnosed based on symptoms.

In the past 24 hours, 289 people were discharged from hospitals after testing negative twice; 86 virus-related deaths were reported.

The total of 54,731 patients recovered, while 10,010 are being treated; the total of 5,149 died.*ot