The health of Poles cannot be sacrificed for economic results, but Poland has managed to get the best of both worlds in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook on Friday.
Thanks to the quick decisions of Minister of Health Łukasz Szumowski, we are in a much better position than most of the countries of Western Europe in terms of both public health and the economy, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday.
Rapid reactions and an ability to adapt to new conditions are creating an opportunity for Polish companies to win new markets, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday, adding that the economy is starting to pick up.
The Polish health service has received PLN 550 million (EUR 120.9 million) from the EU's Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment for the fight against the COVoD-19 epidemic, the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy announced on Friday.
Over half of Poles, 53.3 percent, were more considerate of their health than in the corresponding period of last year, showed the latest research by IBRiS Institute released on Saturday.
In an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Mateusz Morawiecki calls for a new post-COVID-19 EU strategy.
A new initiative that will see frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19 getting access to free on-the-road tests has opened up across Poland.
Spokesman for the Health Ministry Wojciech Andrusiewicz declared on Thursday that there was no problem in Poland with access to coronavirus tests, and added that next week there should be 20,000 tests carried out daily.
Poland will receive near the end of the week a delivery of rapid screening tests that will speed up the diagnosis of coronavirus, Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska said at a press conference in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Funds for the production of the first 100,000 coronavirus tests have already been transferred to the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Former Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin said on Thursday.