Polish President Andrzej Duda tested positive for the coronavirus and entered quarantine, a spokesman for the president said Saturday. The 48-year-old Duda was “healthy” and tested on Friday. according to Spokesman Blazej Spychalski also quarantines him.
Duda updated the country Twitter video On Saturday, he said he had no symptoms such as loss of taste or smell. “I feel very good now,” he added, adding that he has “energy” and will continue to work at home, isolated from his wife and family.
Duda also apologized to those who contacted him this week, saying he would have canceled the meeting if he had any symptoms. He said he wanted to not infect anyone. It is unknown when Duda was infected with the virus.
“Please take care of the elderly,” Duda concludes. “I ask you to be very careful,” the holiday is approaching. Finally, he thanked the Polish people for sending a nice message and urged them to stay home.
Duda will participatePeople infected with viruses, including the President of the United States , British Prime Minister And Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
BBC News reported that Duda attended an event in Tallinn on Monday and met with Bulgarian President Rumen Radev. He also visited a hospital under construction at the National Stadium in Warsaw, the capital of the country. The image of the visit showed that he was wearing a face mask.
Duda also met with 19-year-old tennis star Igasuvia Tech, who won the French Open this year, and awarded her a Gold Cross of Merit for her sporting achievements. Swiatek Tweet On Saturday morning, she has no symptoms of COVID-19 and no team members. He adds that it is inspected on a regular basis.
Swiatek said she and her team are currently in quarantine and will take another test within three days.
Coronavirus cases are on the riseAccording to Johns Hopkins University, it set a new daily record on Friday with more than 13,632 new confirmed cases. The country also killed a record number of 168 people on Thursday.
The number of patients in need of beds in the country increased by 6.5% on Friday, BBC News reported, adding that 60% of the available beds are currently in use.
New restrictions also prohibit meetings of more than 5 people. Authorities are urging people over the age of 70 to stay home.