Public administration employees will have to work from home soon due to rising Covid infections but the government is unlikely to introduce any lockdowns, the health minister has said.
A new body for fighting the coronavirus pandemic will replace the Medical Council, which has so far advised the government, the health minister has announced.
Thirteen out of the 17 members of the Medical Council, the body which advises the government on the pandemic, have quit owing to the "lack of impact of its recommendations on real actions."
The first few days of regular schooling have not led to an increase in Covid in schools, Poland's health minister said on Thursday.
Researchers at the Medical University in Białystok, northeastern Poland, have identified a gene responsible for serious cases of Covid-19 infection, the health minister announced on Thursday.
Covid-19 infections will rise steadily in the coming weeks although increases should remain small owing to the still weak presence of the Omicron variant in Poland, the health minister said on Tuesday.
No further sanitary restrictions are planned at the moment despite a rise in Covid-19 infections in the past days, Poland's health minister said on Wednesday.
New restrictions could be announced on Wednesday or Friday if the number of new Covid cases increases, the health minister said on Monday.
Polish school children will most likely return to regular classes from January 10 but all depends on the development of the pandemic, health minister has said.
Poland will experience a “smooth transition” from the fourth wave of the pandemic to the fifth because of the spread of the new Omicron variant, the health minister has said.