Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. Five hundred and three new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, the DPR Healthcare Ministry reported on Thursday.

A total of 1,151 tests have been carried out since Wednesday; 466 people tested positive and another 37 showed COVID-19 symptoms, the report said. Four hundred and sixty-three patients have been de-registered after recovery and 70 have died over the designated period.

The DPR has recorded 70,393 COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic; 55,194people have recovered, 9,980 continue treatment, and 5,219 have died. *jk