At Korczowa, the only open border crossing point in the southeastern Podkarpackie province, trucks are waiting for 30 hours to enter Ukraine, while the flow of passenger cars is minimal, the Polish Border Guard has informed PAP.
Polish authorities on Friday presented further information to the European Commission (EC) that traffic across its borders, including the Polish-German border, was running smoothly, a European Union source revealed to PAP.
The Polish government will do everything to speed-up traffic movement at the Polish-German border, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday after a meeting of the Government Crisis Management Team.
Poland's largest fuel concern, PKN Orlen, said on Wednesday that due to the coronavirus epidemic Orlen's subsidiary Orlen Deutschland, started to provide people waiting to enter the country at the Polish-German border crossing points with food and drink.
Lithuania and Poland will open a second border crossing, Lithuanian PM Saulius Skvernelis informed on Tuesday. A Lithuanian delegation will visit Poland to discuss cross-border travel, including the return home of a group of Lithuanians stranded on the Polish-German border.
Foreigners will also be prohibited from entering as Poland tries to reduce the number of coronavirus infections.
Sanitary inspections commenced on Tuesday at Poland's eastern borders and the country's sea ports as a measure against the spread of coronavirus, Deputy Interior Minister Paweł Szefernaker has announced.
Poland introduced sanitary controls at the main border crossings points with Germany and the Czech Republic at 3 pm on Monday due to the coronavirus threat, in line with an earlier announcement by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
A Ukrainian national was caught at the Polish-Ukrainian border on Saturday night trying to take out of Poland an undeclared cash sum of EUR 500,000 and almost USD 240,000, the Ukrainian Border Guard announced on Sunday.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz told PAP on Friday that EU foreign ministers meeting in Zagreb approved the position supporting Greece's actions aimed at the protection of the EU's external borders.