The Polish presidential couple, health minister and US ambassador to Poland conveyed their best wishes to nurses and midwives on the International Nurses Day on Tuesday. They also expressed their gratitude for their hard work during the coronavirus epidemic.
Poland is one of the European countries where the virus rate per million inhabitants is very low, which proves that gov't recommendations and decision in this matter have been correct, Minister of Health Lukasz Szumowski told a Monday press conference.
Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski on Tuesday said he suspected that between 20,000 and 30,000 people in Poland were infected with COVID-19.
Polish government officials on Monday expressed their opinion that it would be rather impossible to hold the presidential election on May 10.
From April 20 the government will relax some restrictions introduced in connection with the coronavirus epidemic, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said at a Thursday press conference with Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski.
Poland will slowly begin to reopen its economy from April 19, said Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski on Tuesday morning, adding that if not for the isolation, the number of patients would be much higher.
The government will prolong all restrictions put in place so far to fight the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, PM Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Thursday.
On the occasion of World Health Day, Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski thanked on Tuesday health-care workers for their enormous efforts and commitment in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic.
If Poland had not introduced restrictions on movement and self-isolation, there would be now an estimated 16,500 coronavirus cases in the country, four times more than the present figure, Minister of Health Łukasz Szumowski said in the lower house on Monday.
Polish PM's Office head Michal Dworczyk and Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski told a Saturday press conference about the government’s current actions aimed at halting coronavirus spread.