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Australia Covid-19: Poland is experiencing a marked increase in cases of

03:15  05 august  2020
03:15  05 august  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland reported on Tuesday a record daily increase in coronavirus cases for the fourth time in a week, with more than a third of Sanitary services said last week the resurgence of COVID - 19 among miners was a result of easing restrictions and of the working conditions in the mines

COVID - 19 has affected almost every country in the world, some of which were already experiencing humanitarian crises. Data about the scale, severity and duration of the outbreak is in demand as decision makers and responders seek to mitigate the impact of the virus in developing countries.

En Pologne, les mines de charbon sont de véritables foyers de contamination et beaucoup ont dû fermer. Ici, l'une d'elles, le 4 juillet 2020, dans la ville de Katowice en Silésie. contamination © AP Photo / Czarek Sokolowski In Poland, coal mines are real hotbeds of contamination and many have had to close. Here, one of them, July 4, 2020, in the city of Katowice in Silesia.

Six hundred and eighty new infections were detected on Tuesday, a new record in the country. Since the start of the pandemic more than 48,000 inhabitants have contracted the virus for more than 1,700 deaths. The sudden rise in cases is pushing the government to consider further restrictions.

With our correspondent in Warsaw, Damien Simonart

A new record every day. For the past week, Poland has followed them and one region stands out clearly: Silesia, in the heart of the Polish mining basin. Coal mines are hotbeds of contamination and all employees are now tested for coronavirus.

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WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland reported on Tuesday a record daily increase in coronavirus cases for the fourth time in a week, with more than a third of Sanitary services said last week the resurgence of COVID - 19 among miners was a result of easing restrictions and of the working conditions in the mines

COVID - 19 Coronavirus Pandemic. Reported Cases and Deaths by Country, Territory, or Conveyance. The coronavirus COVID - 19 is affecting 213 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. Poland .

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Other outbreaks in clear increase: marriages. Currently 150 guests are allowed, but the health minister says that limit may be lower. In addition, the organizers should notify the party authorities in advance of the number of guests and expect a police check on the evening of the wedding.

The political class is not spared: three senators and a deputy have tested positive for Covid-19. On Thursday, President Andrzej Duda will take an oath in parliament under strict health care to begin his second five-year term.

If the situation worsens, the authorities are considering new containments on a local scale. Travelers returning to Poland could undergo mandatory tests before being placed in quarantine if necessary.

Jacinda Ardern cancels travel between New Zealand and Australia .
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has cancelled plans for the trans-Tasman tourism bubble as Victoria struggles to contain a coronavirus outbreak and is in full lockdown.The New Zealand Prime Minister said flights between the two nations was out of the question as Victoria struggles to contain a coronavirus outbreak.

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