The Ministry of Health informed this morning about 680 new cases of coronavirus infection in Poland. This is a new record in the daily number of infected. So far, the largest number of patients was recorded on August 1 – 658 people. Most of the sick, more than 200 people, are currently in Silesia.
As it turns out, in the province 26 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed today in the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship. – This group includes 22 residents of the Pińczów poviat. They are mainly young people, as well as a child – informs the press office of the Provincial Office in Kielce. – The group of new cases also includes the inhabitants of the following poviats: Kielce and Sandomierz – he adds.
Let us remind you that the avalanche increase in the incidence of COVID-19 in the Pińczów district is the result of a wedding, On July 18, it was held in Wrocieryż in the commune of Michałów in the province. Świętokrzyskie. The number of infections may increase there even more, as several dozen people are still waiting for the test results.
Due to such a large number of coronavirus infections, special statements were issued by both the mayor of Pińczów and the local staroste.
– For several days, the Sanitary and Epidemiological Station in Busko-Zdrój has been recording an avalanche increase in SARS-CoV2 virus infections. In the Pińczów poviat, at 3 p.m. on August 3, 2020, 25 people had positive test results. Several dozen people who were in direct contract with the infected are still waiting for the results of the research, wrote Zbigniew Kierkowski, the starost of Pińczów, in a statement.
– The situation is serious, especially the elderly and those burdened with diseases. We must not underestimate this problem. As conscious citizens, responsible not only for ourselves but for others, we should absolutely obey all prohibitions in compliance with the sanitary regime. I am asking you to be cautious, to take precautions and to be empathetic towards people who have already encountered the coronavirus. Ordinary human solidarity will help us overcome these difficult days together – added the local government official.
At the same time, the Provincial Office in Kielce announced today that seven new healings were confirmed in the region. There are five inhabitants of the Starachowice poviat and one each from the Konecki and Opatów poviats.
In total, in the province Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, 1011 cases of COVID-19 have been reported, including 45 deaths and 811 recoveries. Currently: 30 people are hospitalized, 1,392 are quarantined, and 28 are under epidemiological supervision.
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