There are four new cases of corona virus in Poland – health minister Łukasz Szumowski said at a press conference on Friday. – All patients are receiving medical care – assured the minister. Two patients from Szczecin returned from Italy, further cases were found in Wrocław and Ostróda. One person traveled with “patient zero” from Germany via bus.
Two patients (from Szczecin) came forward and informed the relevant sanitary services that they were from a high risk area. Their probability of being infected with the virus was defined as moderately high, but they were without symptoms – explained Szumowski.
Patients that had returned from Italy were quarantined at home and were dismissed from work. At some point they felt the symptoms of the disease, they informed the local authorities and were directed to the hospital and are currently under medical care.
We don’t have any patients who are in a life-threatening condition. Most patients are in a stable conditionsaid Szumowski
On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, the first case of coronavirus in Poland was confirmed. The patient – a 66-year-old resident of Cybinka (Lubusz Voivodeship) is hospitalized in Zielona Góra. His condition is described as good.