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Poland reports record daily spike in coronavirus cases and deaths

WARSAW, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Poland reported a record 6,526 new coronavirus infections and 116 related deaths on Wednesday, according to health ministry data published on Twitter, as doctors warn of the healthcare system becoming overloaded.

The country of 38 million has now recorded 141,804 confirmed coronavirus cases and 3,217 deaths.

The ministry said that as of Wednesday COVID-19 patients occupied 6,084 hospital beds and were using 467 ventilators, compared with 5,669 and 421 respectively a day earlier. (Reporting by Agnieszka Barteczko and Pawel Florkiewicz; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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