Poland’s President Andrzej Duda tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday after testing negative just the day before, his spokesman said in a statement.
Duda is in isolation and is feeling well, the spokesman said.
Poland, which had few cases in spring, is now having a huge spike that is overwhelming some hospitals there. Field hospitals are preparing to open, but there may not be enough doctors and nurses to staff them.
The Polish government has enacted severe restrictions just short of a lockdown in hopes of getting the virus under control.
Duda’s main duties are foreign policy and signing legislation.
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