The fourth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic is slowly starting to accelerate – said spokesman for the Ministry of Health Wojciech Andrusiewicz in an interview with TVN24. He said that according to the ministry’s estimates, its summit would take place at the turn of September and October. – If we do not vaccinate, we must take into account a wave of 15,000 infections a day at the peak – he warned.
The spokesman for 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.
When will the fourth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic peak?
A spokesman for the Ministry of Health argued that the COVID-19 epidemic in Poland “may accelerate us if we do not get vaccinated”. He explained that 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.
Andrusiewicz on the expected daily number of infections in the fourth wave
– If, unfortunately, we behave irresponsibly, we will not vaccinate, then we have to take into account a wave of 15,000 (daily infections – ed.) At the peak – said Andrusiewicz. “If we get vaccinated, we can be optimistic about 1,000 to 2,000 infections a day,” he added.
Coronavirus in Poland
On Friday, the Ministry of Health announced o 172 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection. The ministry also said that six people from COVID-19 had died in the last 24 hours. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,883,796 infections have been confirmed in Poland, resulting in the death of 75,281 people.
Last Friday, the ministry reported 153 confirmed infections. In today’s report, 19 more infections were recorded.
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