The Ministry of Health announced on Monday 421 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection. The ministry said that not a single infected person died due to COVID-19 last day. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,903,655 infections have been confirmed in Poland, 75,572 people have died due to the coronavirus.
Most of the 421 new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Mazowieckie voivodshipwhere 82 infections have been reported.
The remaining infections come from the following voivodeships: Lubelskie (59), Zachodniopomorskie (42), Podkarpackie (34), Małopolskie (27), Wielkopolskie (23), Pomorskie (22), Łódzkie (20), Podlaskie (20), Śląskie (20) , Dolnośląskie (17), Kujawsko-Pomorskie (13), Warmińsko-Mazurskie (11), Świętokrzyskie (nine), Opole (four) and Lubuskie (three).
15 infections are data without specifying an address, which are to be completed by the sanitary inspection.
The Ministry of Health informed last Monday about 363 confirmed infections. In today’s report it was noted about 58 more infections.
As reported on Monday by the Ministry of Health, last day due to COVID-19 not a single infected person died.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,903,655 infections have been confirmed in Poland, 75,572 people have died due to the coronavirus.
The Ministry of Health announced that 21.3 thousand tests for the presence of coronavirus were performed on the last day.
Data from hospitals. How many respirators are occupied? How many people recovered?
An epidemic data report released on Monday found that:
– 6330 beds are intended for patients with COVID-19 (+6 on the previous day), – from this 1384 beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients (+41), – 629 ventilators are intended for patients with COVID-19 (no change), – from this 153 respirators are currently used (+5), – 78 620 people are quarantined (-4484), – 2 662 008 people recovered (+659).
A spokesman for the Ministry of Health: What worries us a lot is the scale of the occupancy of the beds
On Friday, in an interview with TVN24, the spokesman of the Ministry of Health, Wojciech Andrusiewicz, admitted that “what worries us a lot is the scale of the occupancy of the beds”. – Mainly in three voivodships. In the Lublin region, it is over 41 percent of beds occupied, in the Podkarpacie region – over 33 percent, and Podlasie, which is on the border of 30 percent of the occupied beds, added to this group – Andrusiewicz mentioned. He said that “there, the voivodes make decisions on increasing the bed base on an ongoing basis”.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Health noted that “at the beginning of the month we were talking about 6013 covid beds”. – At the moment we already have 6255 of them (as of Friday – editor’s note). This means that voivodes systematically decide to increase the number of covid beds in places where there are more patients, he said.
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