Poland will impose a national quarantine from December 28 to January 17 as a measure against the spreading Covid-19 disease, the Polish health ministry announced on Thursday.
Following a gentle curve, and opening out at the mouth of Wawel Castle, is ul. Kanonicza 22. A guestbook exposes some of the past guests that have slept here: Jim Carrey; Depeche Mode; Hans Zimmer. Not bad company that I keep, I think to myself, as my gaze falls on a signed snap of Benedict Cumberbatch.
Hotels and restaurants will probably have to remain closed during the winter holiday scheduled for January 4-17, the spokesperson of the Polish health ministry said on Tuesday.
Poland will allow shopping centres to reopen from next Saturday but will keep restaurants, fitness clubs, cinemas, and theatres closed at least until December 27, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told a press conference on Saturday.
According to a new report by food delivery platform UberEats, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen a change in eating trends, with one quarter of Poles deciding to limit meat in their diet.
Poland's restaurant, bars and cafes will remain shut down for an indefinite time but can still offer deliveries and take-out services, according to a Monday-updated government regulation on epidemic-related restrictions.
Hundreds of people representing the hospitality industry, including restaurants owners, waiters and waitresses, protested on Saturday in Bialystok, northeastern Poland, against restrictions the government had implemented amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rubbing shoulders with household names such as Gordon Ramsay and Nigella Lawson, as well as global superstars such as José Andrés and Andrew Zimmern, the Polish chef was ranked in an international study conducted by Just Food magazine using Twitter statistics gathered from the GlobalData Influencer platform.
As of Saturday, October 24, new and tighter government restrictions will take effect in order to contain the spread of COVID-19. The measures include the closure of restaurants for two weeks and remote schooling for grades four to eight in elementary schools.
The Polish government has imposed new restrictions, which have come into force on Saturday, October 17, in order to "save the health and lives of the Polish people."