Coronavirus: highest spike in infections in four months
The Ministry of Health informed on Tuesday about 2,118 new coronavirus cases and the death of 49 Covid patients. Since the start of the pandemic Poland has reported 2,925,425 infection cases and 75,918 Covid-related deaths.
The Ministry of Health added that the highest number of infections were recorded in Lubelskie Voivodeship (493).
Last week on Tuesday, the ministry informed about 1,325 new cases. Today's report mentions 793 infections more, which is an increase by 60%.
Previously, more infections than 2,118 were reported on May 19. The average daily infection rate within a week increased by 1,792 cases and was the highest since May 22. The number of active infections, that is Polish citizens who are currently infected, spiked to 179,327 and was the highest since May 16.
The Health Ministry also said on Tuesday that 49 people died due to Covid within the last 24 hours, of which 35 had co-occuring diseases. A higher number of deaths was previously reported on June 16 - when 62 people died.
Since the start of the pandemic, Poland has reported 2,925,425 infection cases and 75,918 people died due to the coronavirus.
Źródło: TVN24 News in English, tvn24.pl
Źródło zdjęcia głównego: PAP