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Poland reports 5,706 new coronavirus cases, 59 more deaths

22.10.2021 10:35
Poland on Friday reported 5,706 new coronavirus infections and 59 more deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the country's total number of cases during the pandemic to 2,961,923 and fatalities to 76,359.
Coronavirus in Poland: A COVID-19 vaccination site in the southeastern city of Przemyśl.
Coronavirus in Poland: A COVID-19 vaccination site in the southeastern city of Przemyśl.Photo: PAP/Darek Delmanowicz

Of the new cases confirmed on Fridaythe most—1,181—were in the eastern province of Lubelskie, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country.

The latest deaths in Poland’s coronavirus outbreak are 49 people with pre-existing medical conditions and 10 others who died directly because of COVID-19, the health ministry said.

On ThursdayPoland confirmed 46 deaths and 5,592 new coronavirus infections nationwide, compared with 75 deaths and 5,559 fresh cases a day earlier.

On April 8the country reported its highest daily toll of 954 deaths related to the coronavirus.

On April 1, the Polish health ministry confirmed 35,251 new single-day cases, the most since the pandemic hit the country early last year.

Poland's first case of coronavirus infection was reported on March 4, 2020.

4,264 in hospitals, 181,800 quarantined

The Polish health ministry announced on Friday morning that 4,264 COVID-19 patients were in hospitals nationwide, 353 of them on ventilators, with a further 181,800 people quarantined for possible coronavirus exposure.

Meanwhile, 2,681,591 people have now recovered from COVID-19 throughout the country, the health ministry also said.

Officials have warned that the number of COVID-19 infections in the country could rise in the weeks ahead as the Delta variant of the coronavirus begins to spread more quickly.

Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said on Wednesday that the number of daily COVID-19 infections had doubled in the country over the past week and “drastic steps” could be necessary to counteract what he called an “explosion of the pandemic.”

Niedzielski said at the end of last month that the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic was expected to reach its height in Poland in November or December, with up to 40,000 daily cases.

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Source: IAR, PAP