Poland's Covid-19 daily deaths reach all-time record of 653 on Wednesday

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Poland recorded 32,874 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 653 deaths over the past 24h to Wednesday morning, against 20,870 cases reported on Tuesday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.

The healthcare system is now handling 31,311 Covid-19 hospitalisations, up from 31,071 recorded the day prior, including 3,093 patients on ventilators, against the total of 3,961 ventilators available, the Health Ministry said on Twitter.

The health ministry also reported that 449,126 people are under quarantine. So far, 1,861,925 people have recovered.

In all, 6,081,824 Poles have already received jabs against Covid-19, with 2,019,040 of those having had both doses of the vaccine, according to data posted on the official government website, gov.pl.