Polish deputy health, science ministers resign

Deputy Health Minister Józefa Szczurek-Żelazko said on Thursday she had resigned from her post.

"I would like to announce that I have resigned from the position of Secretary of State in the Ministry of Health, which I held for four years. Working at the Ministry of Health was a great challenge and an honour for me," Szczurek-Żelazko wrote on her social media profile.

At the same time, she said that she would continue to be active as an MP.

Later in the day, Wojciech Maksymowicz announced his resignation from the post of deputy minister of science.

"Today I resigned from my position as deputy minister of science and higher education," said Maksymowicz.