Poland’s COVID-19 cases approach 1 mln with over 17,000 deaths

Poland’s COVID-19 caseload has reached 999,924 with 17,599 deaths, the Polish health ministry said Tuesday.

Over the last 24 hours, 9,105 new cases and 449 more deaths were reported, according to the ministry. Meanwhile, more than 597,000 people have recovered, said the ministry.

The Polish government in late November announced new restrictions for Christmas Eve and a new economic stimulus package for businesses that have suffered during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.