Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Poland reaches 22,825

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The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Poland increased by 352 since Wednesday evening and reached 22,4825, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday evening. Another10 people have died, bringing the death toll to 1,038.

Earlier in the day, the ministry reported that, in all, 2,248 people suspected of coronavirus infection have been hospitalised, 79,818 are under quarantine, 19,373 are under sanitary-epidemiological supervision. So far, 10,560 people have recovered.

The new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causes the COVID-19 disease. Its symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, muscle aches and fatigue. It is suspected that coronavirus infection, which can lead to life-threatening pneumonia, first occurred in China at the end of 2019 at a market in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province.

The first case of coronavirus infection in Poland was reported on March 4.