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Coronavirus in Poland. New cases of infection and death – August 9

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The Ministry of Health announced 64 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection on Monday. The ministry said that no one died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,884,162 infections have been confirmed in Poland, 75,285 people have died due to COVID-19.

Most of the 64 new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship, where 9 infections were recorded.

The remaining infections come from the following voivodeships: Śląskie (8), Mazowieckie (7), Lubelskie (4), Podkarpackie (4), Warmińsko-Mazurskie (4), Wielkopolskie (4), Dolnośląskie (3), Podlaskie (3), Pomorskie ( 3), Świętokrzyskie (3), Kujawsko-Pomorskie (2), Lubuskie (2), West Pomeranian (2), Łódzkie (1).

The five infections are data without specifying an address, which are to be completed by the sanitary inspection.

Over the last 24 hours, the ministry informed, over 24.9 thousand tests for the presence of coronavirus were carried out.

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According to the Ministry of Health, no one died last day due to COVID-19.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,884,162 infections have been confirmed in Poland, 75,285 people have died due to COVID-19.

Data from hospitals. How many respirators are occupied? How many people recovered?

An epidemic report released on Monday found that:

6059 beds are intended for patients with COVID-19 (+1 compared to the previous day), – of this 313 beds are occupied by patients with COVID-19 (+3), – 585 ventilators are intended for patients with COVID-19 (unchanged from the previous day) – from this 50 respirators are currently in use (+2), – 69 832 people are in quarantine (-1259 compared to the previous day). – 2 654 624 people recovered (+141).

Fourth wave of the pandemic. Wojciech Andrusiewicz: He is starting to accelerate

The spokesman of the Ministry of Health, Wojciech Andrusiewicz, said on Friday in an interview with TVN24 that “the fourth wave (of the COVID-19 epidemic – ed.) Is slowly starting to accelerate”. – We are seeing a 20% increase (in infections – ed.), But there was also a day this week when the increase was 50%. It is also a testimony that the epidemic can accelerate us – he said.

According to Andrusiewicz, the epidemic in Poland “may accelerate if we do not get vaccinated”. He explained that the transmission of the coronavirus “among unvaccinated people is very fast.”

– We predict, in line with all forecasts, that the fourth wave may peak in September, at the turn of September and October. Certainly, the coming weeks will not be slowing down the pandemic, but rather further increases – he said.

MZ spokesman: if we do not get vaccinated, we have to take into account a wave of 15,000 infections a day at the peakTVN24

Main photo source: Leszek Szymański / PAP

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