Fewer weddings in Warsaw amid pandemic

Fewer couples are deciding to tie the knot in Warsaw amid the coronavirus pandemic, new data show.

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After the COVID-19 outbreak hit the country in March last year, the number of weddings in the Polish capital plunged by around a quarter compared with the same period in 2019, according to registrar’s office data cited by Poland’s PAP news agency.

A total of 4,220 weddings were registered in the Polish capital from March to the end of 2020, the news agency reported.

In the same period in 2019, a total of 5,625 couples got married.

In March, only 205 couples decided to walk down the aisle in Warsaw, compared with 298 in March 2019, PAP reported.

Poland on Tuesday reported 7,624 new coronavirus infections and 341 more deaths, bringing its total number of cases to 1,330,543 and fatalities to 29,502.

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Source: PAP

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