Two violations of the ceasefire were recorded in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on February 9, - the JFO headquarters reported. The Russian-occupation troops fired at the Ukrainian positions from grenade launchers and small arms in the area of responsibility of the North tactical force near the settlement of Shumy. The armed formations of the Russian Federation opened fire from small arms near Pisky in the area of responsibility of the East tactical force. Our soldiers gave an adequate response to aimed attacks from the enemy. There are no combat losses among our defenders.
155 more cases of COVID-19 have been "officially" identified in the occupied Donetsk region over the past 24 hours. This was reported by the fake "DNR Ministry of Health". A total of 21 861 cases of COVID-19 were registered in CADO as of the morning of February 9: 8432 patients were undergoing treatment and 1873 people died. Another 14 patients died. The mortality rate is 8.6%, while it is 1.9% on the territory of free Ukraine and 2.2% - in the world. 64 cases of "usual" pneumonia were also detected, over the day, 34 cases more than in the previous day. Of these, 46 patients were hospitalized. In total, 1279 patients with pneumonia are being treated, of which 559 are on oxygen support (+14 over the day).
A number of crimes, including a message about the fact of providing medical care to a young child who was taken to a medical institution with numerous injuries, were registered in the occupied part of the territory of Donetsk oblast over the day. The so-called "DNR MIA" reported on the arrest of the attacker. Also, a man born in 1987 was taken to one of the Donetsk medical institutions with numerous injuries from which the victim died. Details of the crimes were not reported.
A series of road accidents occurred in occupied Donetsk under the conditions of bad weather. This was reported by residents in the local segment of social networks. So, the Donetsk residents wrote about a number of road accidents along the Ilyich Avenue. Also, a triple road accident occurred in the Leninskyi district on the bridge in front of the "Golden Ring". Another accident happened near a gas station in Avdotyine - a fuel truck and a Priora collided. Despite the fact that occupation authorities of the "DNR" report to the separatist media about the clearing of roads in the city, the drivers note that many roads remain in poor condition.
In the occupied Luhansk region, the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR" warned of "possible interruptions" in the water supply of three settlements in connection with the repair of power grids from February 9 to 12, separatist media wrote. According to the report, the Novosvitlovska pump station will be de-energized to carry out repair work on the Molodohvardiysk - Luhansk 110 kV high-voltage line. In this regard, interruptions in water supply are expected in the settlements of Biloskeliuvate, Novosvitlivka and Ohulchansk.