On Friday, the Ministry of Health informed about 99 coronavirus infections in Warsaw. More cases were recently reported in mid-May.
The Ministry of Health announced on Friday o 1,362 new, confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Poland. According to the ministry’s announcement, the highest number of new infections – 274 – was confirmed in the Lubelskie Voivodeship. The second largest number of infections is Mazowieckie Voivodeship, where 230 cases of infection have been confirmed.
The ministry said that another 16 people died due to COVID-19, including one in Mazovia.
Coronavirus in Warsaw
Only in Warsaw, 99 new infections were confirmed. This is the greatest number of cases since May 15, when 137 people were positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours. Cases from Warsaw account for 43 percent of all infections recorded in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship in the last 24 hours.
A total of 1,260 people were infected with the coronavirus in Warsaw throughout September. 14 people have died due to COVID-19.
“We will cross new barriers”
The spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Wojciech Andrusiewicz, commented on the epidemic situation in Poland on Wednesday in an interview with TVN24. – We have been repeating for a long time that the end of September will be the moment when we will rather achieve this thousand infections – he said. – We must take into account that in the coming days we will be crossing more barriers – he added.
As he said, “according to the latest forecasts at our disposal, by the end of October we should reach the barrier of over 5,000 infections per day.”
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