Around 6.9 mln refugees have entered Poland since war in Ukraine started

Darek Delmanowicz/PAP

Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, around 6.9 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Monday morning.

According to the SG, on Sunday Border Guard officers carried out around 22,700 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Monday the number of arrivals had reached around 6,300 people.

The Border Guard also said that over to 5.13 million people had left Poland for Ukraine since the beginning of the war. On Sunday, around 25,700 people crossed the border from Poland to Ukraine.