New restrictions to come into force as of Tuesday

Szumowski added that all to-date restrictions remained in place. Mateusz Marek/PAP

New restrictions announced on Tuesday will take effect as of today and last until April 11, Poland’s Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski told a Tuesday press conference.

He added that all to-date restrictions remained in place.

Newly announced restrictions limit personal movement. The restrictions will not cover necessary visits to shops and drug stores, travel to work or taking dogs for walks.

Also banned will be gatherings of more than two persons.