Polish President Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Published January 5th, 2022 - 11:21 GMT
Polish President Andrzej Duda
Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for Covid-19 and is isolating, his chief of staff said on January 5, 2022. (Photo by Olivier HOSLET / AFP)

Amid the new, growing COVID-19 wave that is affecting the world and doubling the virus cases, Poland announced that President Andrzej Duda is infected with the coronavirus, a top aide revealed to local media.

According to state news agency PAP, Wednesday, the Polish president is now in isolation.

A new wave of the virus is hitting the world; as the US registered yesterday over one million cases in 24 hours,  Australia also said to have reported its highest daily COVID-19 infections with 64,000.

Moreover, France announced on Tuesday recording a case of a new variant of COVID-19 and temporarily called it 'IHU'. The infected man is a vaccinated traveler who recently came back from the Cameron.

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