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That becomes semi-official now that the RUS MoD info-machine's said it out loud this morningAround 1000 others surrendered, it's on Twitter.
From this morning's official English brief (attached)... In Mariupol city, near the Illich Steelworks, 1,026 Ukrainian servicemen of the 36th Marine Brigade have voluntarily laid down their arms and surrendered as a result of a successful offensive by the Russian Armed Forces and Donetsk People's Republic militia units. Among them, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have surrendered 162 officers, as well as 47 servicewomen. 151 wounded Ukrainian servicemen of the 36th Marine Brigade received primary medical care immediately on the spot, after that they were all taken to the Mariupol city hospital for further treatment.