The so-called "DNR" admitted on March 31 that their "Ministry of Health" registered the first case of coronavirus infection.
"The first test for coronavirus of a patient, who was hospitalized and placed in a box, gave a positive result. She turned to the hot line with symptoms of acute respiratory viral infection and coronavirus infection on March 29, biomaterial to conduct a test for coronavirus infection was taken on the same day. The patient is under the supervision of medical workers and receives all the necessary treatment. People who contacted her are also under the supervision of doctors in hospital environment", - the Ministry of Health reported.
At the same time, it is certified that "this is the only case of COVID-19 in the republic at the moment".
As previously reported, even Russia recognizes that the situation in occupied Donetsk and Luhansk can get out of hand at any moment, because "the pandemic develops exponentially, so one infected person will be enough to send the self-proclaimed republics over the edge".
Earlier, occupation authorities of the "LNR" recognized one case of COVID-19 too.