The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday about 51,695 new, confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection. The ministry said that 231 people suffering from COVID-19 have died. The number of active cases, i.e. Poles who are currently infected, is 763,233 and is the highest since the beginning of the epidemic in Poland. 4,804,390 infections have been confirmed in Poland since the beginning of the pandemic. 105,138 people died.
51 695 infections it fourth highest daily report since epidemic began in Poland. So far, the highest number of infections was reported in Thursday (57,659) and Friday (57,262).
According to the Ministry of Health’s announcement, published at 10.30 am, the highest number of new infections was confirmed in Mazowieckie voivodship – 8367.
The remaining cases concern the following voivodships: Śląskie (7603), Dolnośląskie (4120), Wielkopolskie (3960), Małopolskie (3881), Pomorskie (3824), Łódzkie (3443), Lubelskie (2989), Podkarpackie (2517), Zachodniopomorskie (2304), Kuyavian-Pomeranian (1955), Warmian-Masurian (1783), Opole (1488), Podlasie (1261), Świętokrzyskie (998), Lubuskie (927).
275 infections are data without specifying an address, which are to be completed by the sanitary inspection.
A week ago, the Ministry of Health informed about 40 876 confirmed infections. The number of infections today is 10,819 higher. That an increase of more than 26 percent.
The average number of confirmed infections daily, calculated on the basis of the data from the last seven days, is 45 746 and is the highest since the beginning of the epidemic in Poland. During the first wave, the peak was the average of 759 infections per day, which was recorded on August 27, 2020, during the second – 25.6 thousand. cases a day from November 11, 2020, during the third – almost 28.9 thousand. from April 1, 2021, and in the fourth – over 23.4 thousand. of December 7, 2021 The number of active cases, i.e. Poles who are currently infected, is 763 233 and is the highest since the beginning of the epidemic in Poland.
The ministry said on Saturday that 231 people died suffering from COVID-19. 184 of them had comorbidities.
The average number of daily fatalities reported from the past seven days has increased for the second consecutive day to reach 188.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, it has been confirmed in Poland 4 804 390 infection. Died 105 138 people.
How many people are in quarantine? How many patients are on a ventilator?
Saturday’s epidemic report shows that:
– 30 413 beds are intended for patients with COVID-19 (+96 compared to the previous day), – of this 14 804 beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients (+351), – 2743 ventilators are designed for patients with COVID-19 (+33), – of which 1078 respirators are currently in use (+4), – 989 320 people are in quarantine (-79 064), – 3 936 019 people recovered (+30 243).
Currently, the order to stay in quarantine issued by the Sanepid covers 989,320 Poles, i.e. about 2.59 percent. citizens.
The number of patients in hospitals (14,804) increased for the third consecutive day and the fifth in the last six days. The number of patients treated with ventilators (1,078) increased for the first time in a week.
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