Poland will receive close to 1.3 million Covid-19 vaccines this week, the health ministry announced on Sunday.
The official in charge of Poland’s national vaccination programme has said that the country has a sufficient number of vaccine contracts, and that there is a chance to vaccinate all Poles who want a jab by the end of the third quarter.
Poland’s deputy health minister said that new scientific studies confirm that the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe and effective.
The peak of coronavirus infections will occur in late March or early April, a deputy health minister said on Sunday, quoting government simulations.
Poland is ready to assist the Czechs in their fight against Covid-19, the deputy health minister said on Saturday.
Poland may see high numbers of daily COVID-19 infections until mid-November, Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska said on Thursday, after the country reported a record count of over 10,000 new cases on Wednesday.
The first temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at Warsaw's National Stadium will be ready within a week; another one in Warsaw is being planned along with a temporary facility in a number of other cities, the deputy health minister announced on Monday.
Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska said on Thursday that two new counties in Poland had been named 'red' zones, while two others had been changed from 'red' to 'yellow' zones.
Poland has already ordered 1.5 million flu vaccines and is in talks for the purchase of a further 1.5 million, Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska announced on Monday.