Poland’s President Andrezj Duda has examined constructive for COVID-19, his spokesperson stated on Saturday.
Blazej Spychalski, who himself additionally examined constructive for the virus and went into quarantine, added that Duda, 48 was examined on Friday and “feeling well” on the time of the analysis.
“I didn’t have and I don’t have any symptoms, especially the serious ones like lack of taste or lack of smell, but the result of the test is absolutely clear,” Duda stated in a video message posted on Twitter.
“I feel good right now. I will spend the upcoming days in self-isolation along with my wife and I will be working remotely; it’s not a problem at all.”
Szanowni Państwo, zgodnie z zaleceniami wczoraj Prezydent @AndrzejDuda miał wykonany check na obecność koronawirusa. Wynik okazał się pozytywny. Prezydent czuje się dobrze. Jesteśmy w stałym kontakcie z odpowiednimi służbami medycznymi.
— Błażej Spychalski (@spychalski_b) October 24, 2020
On Friday, Duda had visited the National Stadium in Warsaw, which is being reworked right into a hospital to cowl the nation’s growing hospitalisation wants, whereas he additionally met Iga Swiatek, a 19-year-old tennis participant who received the French Open this 12 months.
Duda’s an infection got here amid an alarming spike in infections throughout the nation, with instances hitting a brand new each day file of over than 13,600 on Friday. The nation went right into a “red zone” lockdown on Saturday, extending the Coronavirus restrictions.
Under the brand new measures, eating places and bars closed on Saturday for 2 weeks, together with swimming pools, gyms and first faculties. Public gatherings are restricted to 5 individuals and masks are obligatory in all outside public areas.