First 'Covid-19' confirmed in Poland

Poland's first case of coronavirus disease "Covid-19" confirmed, Polish health minister Lukash Schumowski said on Wednesday .

According to him, the patient is feeling well and is being treated at a hospital in the city of Zellona Gura in the west of the country. The patient recently visited Germany. The patient's family and the people who contacted him were quarantined, Shumovsky said.

In total, 500 people are currently quarantined in Poland and 68 have been treated in hospitals suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus.

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Moravecki said Monday at a special parliamentary session that the country was well prepared for the coronavirus outbreak and called on Poles not to panic.

More than 3,100 people worldwide have died of Covid-19 due to the new coronavirus.

More than 93,000 people have been infected with the Covid-19 virus, and the virus has spread to more than 60 countries from China. Recent data suggest that the virus is slowing down in China. Italy is Covid-19's hardest-hit country in Europe.