Fifteen million leaflets with information about coronavirus will be delivered by the Polish Post to households around the country, as part of the government's information campaign on how to deal with the virus, the Polish Post said on Friday.
All Poland's opposition caucuses have confirmed their representatives will attend a meeting at 15:30 on Thursday with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on the subject of the coronavirus threat, government spokesman Piotr Mueller has informed PAP.
Poland has not confirmed any other case of coronavirus so far, only one patient has been diagnosed with the illness, the head of the Prime Minister's Office, Michal Dworczyk, told the private RMF FM radio station on Thursday.
Cooperation on the European Union forum is very important in fighting the coronavirus epidemic, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Prague on Wednesday, where he had attended a meeting with his Czech, Hungarian and Slovak peers.
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.
In a late evening vote on Monday, the Polish Sejm (lower house) passed a draft law on special measures related to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), with 400 MPs in favour, 11 against and 7 abstaining.
BioMaxima S.A. which is based in Lublin has applied to Poland's Office for Registration of Medicinal Products. According to the company, the test kit includes a sample tray in which the test materials are placed, and does not need any specialized equipment.
Addressing a special lower house sitting held on Monday to discuss the current situation regarding coronavirus, PM Mateusz Morawiecki and Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski called for not using it for political aims and said that there was no confirmed case in Poland.
It is highly probable, almost certain, that a case of coronavirus will occur in Poland, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told an extraordinary sitting of the Sejm, lower house, on Monday. He said that three cases have already been recorded in the Czech Republic.
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.