By Sarah Keane • 24 October 2020 • 22:02
POLISH president, Andrzej Duda, tests positive for coronavirus.
Duda tested positive on Friday, October 23 according to his spokesman Błażej Spychalski. He reported that the president is in isolation and is feeling well.
Duda’s diagnosis comes as the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases and deaths in Poland has been rising rapidly, pushing the strained health system to breaking point.
The government is preparing to open field hospitals to cope with the overwhelming demand, as doctors in Poland complain that patients are now dying from non-Covid illnesses as health services are too inundated to treat them.
The Polish government imposed new restrictions on Saturday, October 24 that are just short of a lockdown in an effort to bring the country’s outbreak under control.
On Friday, October 23 the country of 38 million set another daily record for new infections, with more than 13,600 and 153 new deaths.
Poland has recorded a total of 4,172 virus-related deaths in the pandemic.
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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.
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