Polish President infected with coronavirus
Published: 06:02 PM, 24 October 2020
Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19 as his spokesperson Blazej Spychalski tweeted on Saturday that the conservative leader received the result after taking a test on Friday.
Blazej added in tweet, “The president is fine. We are in constant contact with the relevant medical services.”
“The president is a young man, I think that he will pass the infection without problems,” Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska told private radio RMF.
He added that he expects everyone who had contact with Duda in recent days will be quarantined. This should include Swiatek, he said.
Coronavirus infection has increased in Poland as Covid-19 second phase has already started. A record number of infected patients were found in the country on Friday, a total of 13,632 coronavirus patients have been identified in the country in a single day, according to the country's health ministry.