Fourth wave of infections. What awaits us? “The unvaccinated would be very surprised.”
The delta variable is ‘spreading in our society’. What are its symptoms?
Wednesday 29th September
Today we crossed the fourth wave barrier. We have recorded more than 1,200 new cases of coronavirus – Health Minister Adam Nidzelsky said on Wednesday. He stressed that the fourth wave of infections is developing in line with the expectations of experts.
In response to a question via Radio Plus about the number of new infections with the Corona virus, Nedzelsky said that on Wednesday we will cross the fourth wave of infections for the first time.
The head of the Ministry of Health announced that more than 1,200 new infections with the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been recorded.
“This is a clear jump from week to week. The growth dynamics lately has been a little lower than it was two weeks ago. In fact, it was expected” – Niedzielski assessment.
According to him, the fourth wave is developing as expected by experts.
Six people died from COVID-19, and 16 people died due to coexistence of COVID-19 with other diseases. 75.6 thousand people have died since the beginning of the epidemic. illness.
Tuesday 28 September
Nidzelsky: Today we are dealing with a more contagious mutation of the virus
Today we are dealing with an even more contagious surge of the virus – Health Minister Adam Nidzelsky wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. He attached the entry graph, and noted that “the divergent trend lines from September 2020 to 2021 show how the vaccination works.”
According to the Ministry of Health report on Tuesday, 975 people have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus, two people have died of COVID-19, and 27 people have died due to coexisting COVID-19 with other diseases.
On the same day, 1,306 cases of coronavirus were confirmed a year ago, and 15 people died, the youngest of whom was 33 years old.
“Comparing the number of infections from September 2020 with 2021. Contrasting trend lines show how vaccines work. It should be noted that today we are dealing with a more contagious mutation of the virus” – Niedzielski wrote on Twitter.
The provided code shows that on September 1 of this year. There were 388 cases of infection found, and in 2020 there were 633 infections on the same day. September 7 this year. 533 injuries were recorded, in the previous year on that day there were 366 cases. September 12 this year. There are reported to be 269 infected, a year ago there were 455 cases. September 18 this year. There were 537 infected, a year before that day 935 cases were found. September 23 this year. 812 cases were found, and a year before that date, 1,130.
Fourth wave and third wave. How quickly infections increase
The chart below shows how quickly the third wave of coronavirus infection is progressing (red line) and how quickly the fourth wave is developing (blue line):
There are more than 19 million 386 thousand fully vaccinated in Poland, that is, with two-dose preparations from Pfizer / BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca or with a single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson. People – reported on Tuesday on government websites.
The number of vaccinations against COVID-19 that have been administered in our country is 37,158,644. 19386,322 people were fully vaccinated.
975 cases of corona virus
The largest number of new infections was recorded in the following counties: lubelskie (198), mazowieckie (150) and małopolskie (75). Lublin has been one of the hotbeds of a new wave of infections for several days. It is also an area of extreme reluctance to vaccinate.
The graph below shows the number of deaths from infection with the Corona virus.
Will medical students be able to get the third dose of the vaccination?
– It is possible that medical students will be able to take a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to be able to help treat patients in hospitals – Deputy Health Minister Valdemar Kraska reported Monday on Radio Zeit.
Kraska also announced that data will be released on Tuesday, showing that 145 patients with COVID-19 arrived at hospitals during the day. “That’s a lot,” he said. Most of the time, he added, these are people who are not immune.
The third dose of the vaccine – for whom?
On September 24, registration for the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for people over 50 and paramedics began. Registration for a booster dose for people with severe immunodeficiency has been underway since 1 September.
– A recommendation was adopted that a third booster dose could be used six months after full vaccination, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki informed.
By Sunday, September 26, 26,000 had been vaccinated with a booster dose. Persons.
What about restrictions?
– With this number of infections, we do not expect changes in restrictions – Health Minister Adam Nedzelsky said on Monday. – For the month of October, we prepared a draft cabinet regulation to extend the existing restrictions – he added.
Currently, the most occupied Covid beds are in the Lubelskie and Podkarpackie regions, where the lowest vaccination rate is available, Nidzelsky noted.
– It is no secret that Lubelskie, and most importantly Podkarpackie, has relatively low vaccination rates – he said.
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