The Polish government announced today the subsequent opening of additional emergency hospitals to cope with the enormous acceleration of COVID-19 cases.
The Polish Minister of Health, Adam Niedzielski, blamed the British version for the rush of cases, saying that “the most contagious version of COVID-19 was responsible for about 60 to 80% of all new cases”, reports ATS.
In the long run, the number of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients is expected to double, according to the government.
At present, authorities say more than 23,000 Covid patients are being treated in hospital.
Of these, more than 2,300 need a fan.
The toughest antiCOVID-19 measures went into effect today in the country.