Poland will test teachers from three regions hit hard by the virus in January as part of a coronavirus screening scheme, the health minister announced on Tuesday.
Mass testing in primary health care centres may cause new coronavirus outbreaks, according to the Zielona Góra Agreement (PZ), representing thousands of GPs across Poland.
Poland will extend a pilot project that monitors high-risk Covid-19 patients to all Poles who have tested positive for the virus, the health minister said on Monday.
Medical personnel in Poland engaged in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic will receive a 100-percent pay bonus, the health ministry announced on Monday.
Hundreds of thousands of young people in urgent need of psychiatric care are facing a “pandemic-driven crisis in child psychiatry” that could lead to “multiple tragedies”.
The Polish health minister told a press conference that Christmas get-togethers may be held at home with family members and a maximum of five people due to COVID-19-related restrictions.
Polish tourist organisations have appealed to the prime minister for measures to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their sector, which, they warned, is in a dramatic situation.
Poland may relax the current nationwide COVID-19 restrictions to the red zone status if seven-day average incidence falls below 19,000, and further to the yellow zone status if the daily infection count remains below 10,000, the health minister said on Saturday.
A home-care system for coronavirus patients will be expanded following a pilot scheme, the health minister said on Wednesday.
The Polish health minister has said that the COVID-19 epidemic situation "has at least been stabilising" and expressed his hope that "the worst is in some sense behind us."