Almost 1.6 mln refugees have entered Poland since war in Ukraine started

Darek Delmanowicz/PAP

Since February 24, 1.59 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Saturday morning.

The SG tweet also wrote that on Friday, Border Guard officers carried out 76,200 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine.

Saturday's figures from the Border Guard show that by 7 a.m., 17,700 people had already arrived in Poland from Ukraine.