The death toll increased by 40, a daily record. Among the victims was an 18-year-old man. Meanwhile, the number of new virus cases rose by 381 from the previous day, private broadcaster TVN reported.
The number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 throughout the country increased to 1,944 as of Friday morning, the Polish health ministry said.
On Thursday, the health ministry reported 28 deaths throughout the day and 343 new coronavirus infections nationwide, compared with 25 deaths and 313 new cases a day earlier.
The first infection was confirmed by Polish authorities on March 4, while the country's first coronavirus fatality was announced on March 12.
Poland has since declared a "state of epidemic" and temporarily closed its borders to non-residents in a move to curb the spread of the illness.
International scheduled flights and passenger rail connections were suspended on March 15.
In another move to contain the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, the government has limited the operations of shopping malls and closed all pubs, clubs and entertainment venues.
Public gatherings of more than two people have been banned.
Health and government officials have urged Poles to stay home and practice social distancing.
People have been ordered to wear masks or other face coverings when out in public.
Schools will remain shut until May 24 as Poland battles the epidemic, the country’s education minister announced on Friday.
Source: PAP, TVN