Four new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Poland, the Health Ministry reported on Friday. The fresh cases bring the total infection count to five.
Right now there are no immediate hindrances in the distribution of medication, Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski said on Friday after the EU members' special coronavirus sitting in Brussels.
The man who recently returned from Germany, called doctors and was found to be infected with the virus. He has been taken to hospital in Zielona Góra.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki declared on Tuesday that the entire state effort, financial means and attention were focused on coronavirus preventive measures. He added that, if it occurred, the aim would be to limit its scope and combat it.
The Sejm (lower house) on Monday heard a government report on precautions taken against the spreading coronavirus. The government gave its assurance that all national services were prepared to combat the virus if it appeared in Poland.
Addressing an extraordinary sitting of the Sejm (lower house) on Monday, Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski said that to date, no case of a disease caused by coronavirus has been reported in Poland.
Addressing an extraordinary sitting of the Sejm (lower house) on Monday, Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski said that honest information, conveyed also by politicians, was of key importance for the security of Poles.
President Andrzej Duda is scheduled to meet on Monday with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski, Interior Minister Mariusz Kamiński and PM Office's head Michał Dworczyk to discuss the coronavirus situation.
Poland has initiated action in the European Union to fight the Chinese coronavirus threat, as the Polish health minister is set to meet his EU peers, PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook on Friday.
The appearance of coronavirus in Poland is a matter of time. As yet, there have been no confirmed cases of the disease in Poland, said Minister of Health Lukasz Szumowski on Thursday.