Speaking at a press conference, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said the restrictions will last for at least two weeks.
Poland has already covered 77 percent of its borrowing needs in 2020 and this means that it has some PLN 50 billion (EUR 11 billion) in extra liquidity, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told the Senate on Monday.
Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki, after a consultation with the Council of Elders, decided to change a Senate sitting on the government's anti-crisis shield from Tuesday to Monday, the Senate Information Centre (CIS) said on Saturday evening.
Poland's Sejm (lower house of parliament) passed a bill on Saturday aimed at supporting business during the coronavirus epidemic. The bill frees micro-enterprises and the self-employed from paying social insurance contributions (ZUS) for three months.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday wished his British counterpart Boris Johnson, who has contracted the coronavirus, a speedy recovery and a lot of strength to fight the disease.
Poland's Supreme Medical Council (NRL) appealed on Friday to Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to introduce a state of emergency, which would limit public movement to an absolute minimum and thus the spread of the coronavirus epidemic.
Methods of tackling the coronavirus crisis and its socio-economic consequences for the EU were among the topics of discussion in a European Council videoconference attended by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday, the PM's Office has announced.
The fact that we have lower contamination growth than expected "cannot put us to sleep," Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki warned on Tuesday adding that further restrictions were needed to stem the spread of coronavirus in Poland.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday that Poland has introduced a state of epidemic emergency in connection with the spread of the coronavirus. Morawiecki said that the emergency laws brought new prerogatives and duties.
People under the mandatory 14-day quarantine period who break the isolation rules will face a fine of PLN 30,000 (EUR 6,624) the prime minister announced on Friday evening. The penalty has been raised six-fold in a bid to contain the coronavirus epidemic.