Polish authorities alarmed by growing number of patients with severe COVID

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Polish authorities alarmed by growing number of patients with severe COVID

The number of patients with COVID-19 in a serious condition is increasing day by day in Poland, authorities are taking urgent measures, Novosti reported on Sunday, citing the Ministry of Health of the Republic.
Thus, in the past 24 hours, laboratory tests confirmed the presence of coronavirus infection in 13,574 people. The total number of those infected since the beginning of the epidemic has approached 1,794,914.
Moreover, during the day of coronavirus killed 126 people, the total number of fatal cases exceeded 45 thousand.
In Poland, according to the latest information, 16,861 patients remain hospitalized with COVID-19, 1,769 of them are connected to a ventilator, while there are 2,641 ventilators. On Saturday, Friday and Thursday, there were 1,716, 1,675 and 1,650 patients requiring ventilators, respectively.
According to statistics, 227,988 were quarantined and 1,482,568 had recovered.
Due to the high number of detected cases of coronavirus, the Polish authorities declared a national quarantine. Restaurants, bars and cafes are being closed in the republic. They can only work for takeout. However, hotels, hostels, stadiums, tennis courts, ski slopes and swimming pools are available to guests. Gatherings of more than five people are prohibited, except for people living together.
More recently, the Polish government imposed additional antiviral restrictions on wearing masks and entering the country. The country’s Warmian-Masurian and Pomeranian provinces, where the incidence of coronavirus is at the highest level in the country, have gone into lockdown mode.