Of the new cases confirmed on Wednesday, the most—4,234—were in the densely populated southern coal-mining region of Silesia.
Meanwhile, 4,035 new infections were reported in the central Mazowieckie province, which includes the national capital Warsaw.
The latest deaths in Poland’s coronavirus outbreak are 404 people with pre-existing medical conditions and 188 others who died directly because of COVID-19, the health ministry said.
On Tuesday, Poland confirmed 504 deaths and 19,366 new coronavirus infections nationwide, compared with 25 deaths and 13,250 fresh cases a day earlier.
On April 8, the 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.
23,453 in hospitals, 588,603 quarantined
The Polish health ministry announced on Wednesday morning that 23,453 COVID-19 patients were in hospitals nationwide, 2,026 of them on ventilators, with a further 588,603 people quarantined for possible coronavirus exposure.
Meanwhile, 3,194,731 people have now recovered from COVID-19 throughout the country, the health ministry also said.
Health Minister Adam Niedzielski on Tuesday announced a raft of new coronavirus restrictions in response to a persistently high daily number of infections and the threat from the new, highly transmissible strain of the virus, omicron.
Source: IAR, PAP