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.
Appearing on CNN tonight, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said that the plan “includes a safety net for workers, up to forty percent of the salary of an employee will be reimbursed to the company from the State budget.
A draft of a special law introducing some elements of an anti-crisis "shield" will be sent to President Andrzej Duda and the Social Dialogue Council (RDS) on Friday, the Ministry of Development tweeted on Thursday.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki held a video conference with the leaders of parliamentary caucuses and other MP groups, head of the Prime Minister's Office Michał Dworczyk said on Thursday.
The presidential election should take place on the planned date in May because in the long run there may many unforeseen circumstances, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday.
The package called the “Anti-crisis Shield” programme is aimed at protecting small business form financial loss during the pandemic and will include five pillars: employee security, company financing, health care, the financial system, and a public investment programme. It will also see a temporary lifting of the Sunday trading ban.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Monday the government currently has no plans to postpone the upcoming presidential elections, scheduled for May 10, due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Monday that solutions would be forthcoming for employers and employees in connection with the coronavirus epidemic.