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Poland records 100,000 Covid-linked deaths

Mortality rate in the country among the highest in the world

11 January, 10:30
(ANSA-AFP) - WARSAW, JAN 11 - More than 100,000 people have died in Poland from Covid since the start of the pandemic, the government said Monday, as the mortality rate in the country is among the highest in the world. "It's another sad day but particularly so today because we have crossed the threshold of 100,000 deaths," Health Minister Adam Niedzielski told news channel TVN24. Niedzielski said the most recent daily data showed 493 people had died, which would bring the total toll to 100,254 deaths, and pointed out there were 18,000 people currently in hospital. (ANSA-AFP).

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