As of today, March 26, there have not been any officially registered cases of coronavirus infection in the Donetsk People’s Republic, DPR Minister of Health Olga Dolgoshapko reported.

There are 502 people undergoing in-home isolation under the supervision of neighborhood physicians and 87 people under in-patient care.

DPR Minister of Health Olga Dolgoshapko called on people who have returned from countries experiencing an unfavorable epidemiological situation, “Protect yourselves, your relatives and friends from this infection, be vigilant. Remember that if you do not follow the rules of in-home self-isolation, you can become a source of infection, which may endanger not only your relatives, but also the entire population of the Donetsk People’s Republic.”

We remind that the hotline of the Ministry of Health is working in the Republic, you can contact it by calling a shot number 277 via Phoenix mobile communications provider or by landline phone (062) 303-27-72.

In case of first signs of any acute respiratory viral disease (body temperature, coughing, rhinorrhea, especially labored breathing) you must immediately call a health worker, who will come home to you. Depending on the symptoms, the doctor will decide whether to leave the patient for home treatment or hospitalize. Remember, self-medication can harm your health.