The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday about 16,896 new, confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection. The ministry also said that 429 people suffering from COVID-19 have died. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,298,375 infections have been confirmed in Poland. 102,270 people died.
According to the Ministry of Health’s announcement, the highest number of new infections was confirmed in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship – 2,759.
The remaining cases concern the following voivodeships: Małopolskie (2290), Śląskie (2055), Wielkopolskie (1413), Dolnośląskie (1370), Pomorskie (1181), Podkarpackie (1122), Lubelskie (869), Łódzkie (683), Kujawsko-Pomorskie (644 ), West Pomeranian (598), Warmian-Masurian (493), Świętokrzyskie (395), Opole (381), Podlasie (257), Lubuskie (248).
138 infections are data without specifying the address, which are to be completed by the Department of Health and Safety.
The ministry said on Saturday that 429 people with COVID-19 had died, 307 of whom had comorbidities.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,298,375 infections have been confirmed in Poland. 102,270 people died.
How many people are in quarantine? How many patients are on a ventilator?
Saturday’s epidemic report shows that:
– 30 696 beds are intended for patients with COVID-19 (-50 compared to the previous day), – of this 15 114 beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients (-542), – 2756 ventilators are intended for patients with COVID-19 (-2), – of which 1542 respirators are currently used (-58), – 261 636 people are in quarantine (+35 367), – 3 760 013 people recovered (+14 400).
Most of the members of the Medical Council are leaving
13 out of 17 members of the Medical Council at the premiere on Friday, it resigned from advising the government on the COVID-19 epidemic. They wrote in a statement that their decision was driven by “the recommendation’s lack of impact on real action” and the “growing tolerance” of the government for “COVID-19 denied environmental behavior and the importance of vaccination in fighting the pandemic.”
Main photo source: PAP / Leszek Szymański