Coronavirus_ Poland President Duda tests positive for infection

Coronavirus: Poland President Duda tests positive for infection

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President Andrzej Duda has contracted Covid-19 yet is feeling “fine”, an official pastor says.

Mr Duda, 48, was tried on Friday and discovered to be positive, Blazej Spychalski declared on Saturday.

He joins a modest bunch of world pioneers who have contracted the infection, among them US President Donald Trump and UK PM Boris Johnson.

Poland faces a flood in the Covid pandemic, with a day by day record of more than 13,600 new cases on Friday.

The nation has now entered a cross country “red zone” lockdown that incorporates the halfway conclusion of grade schools and caf├ęs.

While it is indistinct when Mr Duda has gotten the infection, he had gone to a function in Tallinn on Monday where he met Bulgarian President Rumen Radev who later went into isolate.

“[Mr Duda] yesterday was tried for the presence of Covid,” Mr Spychalski said on Twitter on Saturday.

“The outcome ended up being positive. The president is fine. We are in consistent contact with the significant clinical administrations.”

Mr Spychalski will likewise go into isolate after testing positive, he tweeted.

On Friday, Mr Duda visited a field medical clinic under development at the National Stadium in the Polish capital, Warsaw. Pictures show the president wearing a face veil while meeting labourers at the site.

He additionally met 19-year-old tennis star Iga Swiatek, champ of the French Open this year, to grant her the Gold Cross of Merit for accomplishments in the sport.

“Neither I nor colleagues indications of Covid. We complete tests consistently. We will isolate ourselves as per current systems,” Ms Swiatek said in a Twitter post (tweet in Polish).

The second flood of contaminations is hitting Poland hard, with the number of new cases multiple times higher than the most considerable number of instances in spring, even though testing is currently more pervasive.

The number of medical clinic beds being used by Covid patients rose by 6.5% on Friday to 11,496, which implies that 60% of the absolute accessible are presently filled.

Under the new limitations, get-togethers of more than five are prohibited, and kids must be joined by a grown-up when outside. Individuals matured more than 70 are being asked to remain at home.


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