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COVID-19: Polish president tests positive

COVID-19: Polish president tests positive
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Warsaw, Oct 24 (UNI) Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed his spokesperson on Saturday morning.
The President's spokesperson Blazej Spychalski broke the news on Saturday morning and reassured citizens that their leader 'is feeling well'.
"President Andrzej Duda was tested for coronavirus yesterday, in line with recommendations. The result was positive. The president is feeling fine. We are in constant contact with relevant medical services," Spychalski tweeted.
Duda's chief aide, Krzysztof Szczerski, said that a list of the president's recent contacts will be drawn up. On Friday, Duda had visited Warsaw's National Stadium, which is being turned into a makeshift COVID-19 hospital with 500 beds.
On Friday, the Polish Health Ministry reported a record number of daily coronavirus infections at 13,632, with 153 fatalities. Xinhua reported that till now Poland has seen a total of 228,318 infections and 4,172 fatalities.

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Protesters indulge in vandalism, attack police in Paris

28 Nov 2020 | 11:44 PM

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28 Nov 2020 | 10:45 PM

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EU Parliament VP advocates sanctions on Turkey

28 Nov 2020 | 9:37 PM

Brussels, Nov 28 (UNI) European Parliament Vice President Dimitrios Papadimoulis has said that
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US records over 200,000 fresh nCoV cases

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28 Nov 2020 | 8:14 PM

Washington, Nov 28 (UNI) The United States has set a new single-day record for the cases of COVID-19, as more than 200,000 infections were registered over the past 24 hours, the Johns Hopkins University said on Saturday.

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