Over 26,000 people died in Poland due to coronavirus

Over 26,000 people died in Poland due to coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 23 December 2020

The number of deaths due to coronavirus in Poland has exceeded 26,000, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

At the end of the last day, the ministry reported 472 deaths - 104 deaths were directly associated with COVID-19, another 368 - with concomitant diseases. The highest figure for mortality due to coronavirus was set in Poland on November 25, when the country's Ministry of Health reported 674 deaths.

On Wednesday, 12,361 new coronavirus cases were reported and 10,906 patients recovered over the day. In total, starting from March 4, when the first coronavirus case was detected in the country, 1,226,883 people were infected, 26,255 died, and 965,178 recovered.

Recently, the daily increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Poland has stabilized, consolidating at a level below 13,000 per day. About 17,700 patients with coronavirus are now housed in Polish hospitals, including 1,600 pepople connected to mechanical ventilation devices. More than 176,000 people are in quarantine. At the moment, the country has a total of 35,400 beds for COVID-19 patients and 3,000 ventilators.

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