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Coronavirus in Poland. Most COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated

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The head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Independent Public Clinical Hospital No. 1 in Lublin informed that the facility treats 28 patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Most are unvaccinated people. The situation is similar in Biała Podlaska.

– Virtually all of the people we have at the clinic at the moment, except for three, are unvaccinated. Virtually all people in serious condition who require high-flow oxygen therapy or connection to a ventilator are unvaccinated – said the head of the Department of Infectious Diseases SPSK1, Prof. Krzysztof Tomasiewicz.


On Thursday, 28 patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus were in SPSK1. Eight beds were vacant. All nine beds were occupied in intensive care. As reported by prof. Tomasiewicz, only 2-5 percent. his patients are vaccinated.

Coronavirus in PolandWojtek Jargiło / PAP

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Most COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated

According to Emilia Komorowska, the assistant director of the Provincial Specialist Hospital in Biała Podlaska, there were 13 patients infected with COVID-19 in the hospital on Thursday. There were 11 beds available.

“Among those currently residing as infected with COVID-19, one patient was vaccinated with the first dose of the vaccine on August 28, and was admitted to the ward on September 10 with ongoing, worsening ailments,” Komorowska wrote. She added that this patient was considered infected prior to receiving the vaccine. “The remaining patients staying in the COVID-19 area were not vaccinated” – Komorowska informed.

The epidemic situation in Poland

On Thursday, the Ministry of Health informed about 722 new and confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Poland. The first place was Lublin (120 cases).

During the teleconference on Wednesday, the Lublin voivode, Lech Sprawka, said that over 80 percent. inpatients are unvaccinated against COVID-19. “The vast majority of hospitalized patients and those in intensive care units are unvaccinated” – said Sprawka.

Main photo source: Wojtek Jargiło / PAP

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