Occupiers of the "DNR" have recognized 153 new cases of COVID-19 over the past day. This is said in the report of the so-called "Ministry of Health".
In addition, "the ministry reported 13 deaths. Men aged 53 to 90 years old and women aged 42 to 85 years old died.
In total, the occupiers admit 5058 cases of COVID-19 infection and 337 deaths as of October 16.
Thus, the death rate is almost 6.7%, which is significantly higher than that in the territory of Ukraine free from occupation.