The occupiers in the Donetsk oblast have confirmed 5599 cases of COVID-19 infection as of the morning of October 22, of which 404 cases were fatal, - the so-called "DNR Ministry of Health" reports.
90 cases of COVID-19 have been identified over the past day.
In addition, 19 deaths were recorded - men aged 55 to 82 years and women aged 56 to 83 years.
Thus, the mortality rate is 7.2%, which is several times higher than in the territory of free Ukraine and in the world.
Also, 193 cases of pneumonia, which the "DNR" occupiers refuse to associate with coronavirus infection, were discovered in the "DNR". Of these, 193 patients were hospitalized.