Situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on December 1 remained stable and controlled by the Ukrainian defenders, - the JFO headquarters reported. One violation of the ceasefire has been recorded in the zones of responsibility of our units since the beginning of the day: the enemy fired from small arms at our positions in the area of Katerynivka with the aim of provocation. The ceasefire was observed in other directions along the contact line. The units of the Joint Forces did not open fire in response to the armed provocation of the occupiers. There are no combat losses or injuries among our servicemen.
Another 177 cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast over the past day. This was reported by the fake "DNR Ministry of Health". 13 deaths were also registered - men aged 48 to 83 years and women aged 43 to 83 years died. In total, as of December 1, the occupiers confirmed 10 829 cases of COVID-19 infection, of which there were 1019 deaths. The mortality rate was 9.4%, which is several times higher than in the free territory of Ukraine and in the world. CADO also give statistics on cases of pneumonia, which they refuse to associate with coronavirus. So, 116 cases of pneumonia were detected over the day, 55 more than in the previous day. Of these, hospitalization of patients was required in 84 cases. In total, 1541 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 485 are on oxygen support (+15 over the day).
Patients with "usual" pneumonia in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast will be tested for COVID-19 on the 7th day using EIA testing. This was reported by the fake "DNR Ministry of Health". "Patients with pneumonia, who undergo outpatient treatment at primary health care facilities, as well as in other cases of suspected COVID-19, will be taken blood samplings for EIA diagnostics in order to timely make a diagnosis and take anti-epidemic measures", - the report said. It was specified that blood sampling from the above category will be carried out no earlier than 7 days from the onset of clinical implications, mainly at home, in compliance with the necessary biological safety measures, free of charge.
Doctors in the occupied territory of Luhansk oblast registered one fatal case from COVID-19 over the day, separatist media wrote. Thus, doctors have registered 144 deaths of patients diagnosed with coronavirus in the "LNR" since the beginning of the pandemic. According to the "official" data of the so-called "Ministry of Health", the total number of registered cases is 1782.
According to the rules determined by the "DNR" occupiers, only every fourth car has insurance in the occupied territory of Donetsk region by December 1. This follows from the data provided by separatist media. Thus, the fake "DNR traffic police" reported that more than 350 thousand vehicles were registered in the "republic". At the same time, according to the information of OOO HatHor, which calls itself "insurance company" third-party liability covers were issued only to 90 thousand owners of vehicles. It is the only insurer allowed by the authorities of the "republic" in the occupied territory. At the same time, car owners doubt that HatHor will be able to systematically carry out insurance payments.
A football team with dominant name FC Shakhtar appeared in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast. This was reported by separatist media. "The name of FC Shakhtar, which is familiar to football fans, has been returned In Donetsk", - local journalists wrote. The idea of naming an unknown team the same as the world-famous club is that "historical justice is being restored" and "the name familiar to the Donetsk people returns". The club with the name taken away from FC Shakhtar made its debut in the so-called "DNR" winter championship. "This is the brand of our "republic", this is the brand of Donbas. Pupils of the "republican" football schools play here. That is, our locals. This is that Shakhtar which was under the Soviet Union", - calling himself CEO of the fake Shakhtar stated.
The Luhanskvoda enterprise, controlled by the "LNR" militants, will suspend water supply to occupied Rovenky and parts of the Dovzhansk (Sverdlovsk) district for two days due to the repair of the water conduit, separatist media wrote. "Due to the emergency condition of the Rovenky main water conduit with a diameter of 800 mm, the water supply to the city of Rovenky and settlements of the Sverdlovsk districts, namely Nahirne, Medvezhanka, Pavlivka and Volodarsk, will be cut off on December 2 from 8:00", - the message said. They promise to resume water supply only by the morning of December 4.
The railway station in occupied Donetsk, which was renovated before the 2012 European Football Championship-2012, is still idle. Its empty platform was shown by users of social networks. Residents actively comment on the photo: "This is how we live - without trains, planes and banks, the capital of Bambas"; "On the other hand, traffic lights work to simulate usual operation". Users also remember the football Euro 2012: "I remember all the time how we went to the EURO Ukraine-England match at the Donbas Arena… With flags, the Anthem of Ukraine sounded all the time…"; "The Russian world came two years later"; "I just want to cry".