Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on November 4 remained under the control of Ukrainian defenders. This was reported by the press center of the JFO headquarters. Three violations of the agreements reached by the Russian occupation forces have been recorded since the beginning of the day. For example, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and their mercenaries violated the ceasefire near the settlement of Novoluhanske, having used a grenade machine gun. The enemy fired from an infantry anti-tank rocket launcher and small arms not far from the settlement of Hnutove. In addition, the enemy UAV's overfly with crossing the demarcation line was recorded in the area of the village of Shumy. Having used small arms, Ukrainian military personnel shot the enemy drone down.
There are about 38 thousand militants, 480 tanks, about 900 units of armored vehicles and other equipment in the temporarily occupied territory of Donbas. Deputy Commander of the Joint Forces Bohdan Bondar stated this during a briefing. "These are, first of all, forces and units of the 1st and 2nd Army Corps in the temporarily occupied Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which include 12 combat brigades and regiments with a total strength of about 38 thousand militants, up to 480 tanks, about 900 armored vehicles, 870 artillery systems, mortars, other military equipment and weapons", - Bondar reported. In addition, according to him, about 12 battalion tactical groups and an artillery tactical group are concentrated on the territory of the Russian Federation, directly in the Rostov oblast, at two training ranges, which can be used from the territory of the Russian Federation in the event of escalation of the situation in Donbas.
Out of 417 COVID-19 tests conducted in the occupied territory of Donetsk over the past 24 hours, 134 studies (32.1%) showed a positive result. This was reported by the fake "DNR Ministry of Health". In addition, 23 deaths were recorded: men aged 59 to 85 and women aged 60 to 85 died. In total, there were 7204 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection and 623 deaths as of the morning of November 4. Also, the occupiers identified 158 cases of pneumonia during the day, which they refuse to associate with coronavirus infection. Of these, 101 people were hospitalized. In total, 2269 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 518 are on oxygen support (+41 over the day).
Doctors registered 1598 cases of coronavirus infection in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast, separatist media wrote. In addition, five more deaths were recorded over the past day. Doctors have registered 93 deaths of patients, who have been diagnosed with coronavirus, in the occupied Luhansk region since the beginning of pandemic.