Two more cases of COVID-19 recorded in DPR – Health Ministry

Two more cases of COVID-19 recorded in DPR – Health Ministry

April 06, 2020 20:49

Donetsk, Apr 6 – DAN. Two new cases of COVID-19 have been revealed in the DPR, the Ministry of Health said.

“Tests carried out on April 6 showed two new cases,” the report reads.

One infected person was tested when crossing the Debaltsevo crossing point on the DPR-LPR border. He had fever (38 °C). The second patient returned from Russia and remained in self-isolation. Both were hospitalized in satisfactory condition.

The Health Ministry urges everyone who develop symptoms of acute respiratory infection (fever, cough, shortness of breath) to call the hotline immediately:

Landline: (062) 303-27-72

Phoenix: 277

On March 14, the DPR went on high alert in connection with the threat of the coronavirus infection spread.

Latest reports said that there were more than a 1.2 mln COVID-19 cases across the world; nearly 68,000 people have died. The countries with the largest confirmed COVID-19 cases are the US, Spain and Italy. *ot