A new body for fighting the coronavirus pandemic will replace the Medical Council, which has so far advised the government, the health minister has announced.
Poland has so far identified 671 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, a deputy health minister announced on Monday.
Poland may be on the brink of the fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic as the country's eastern provinces are seeing a big increase in infections, the health ministry spokesperson has said.
Poland recorded 10,445 new confirmed coronavirus cases and four deaths over the past 24 hours to Monday morning, against 14,667 cases reported on Sunday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.
Poland recorded 14,667 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 35 deaths over the past 24 hours to Sunday morning, against 16,896 cases reported on Saturday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.
The head of the Civic Coalition (KO) caucus, the biggest opposition grouping in parliament, has accused the government of a lack of strategy in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Poland recorded 16,896 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 429 deaths over the past 24 hours to Saturday morning, against 16,047 cases reported on Friday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.
Thirteen out of the 17 members of the Medical Council, the body which advises the government on the pandemic, have quit owing to the "lack of impact of its recommendations on real actions."
Thirteen of the seventeen members of the Medical Council have resigned from advising the Polish government on the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the council's statement sent to PAP.
Poland recorded 16,047 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 423 deaths over the past 24 hours to Friday morning, against 16,878 cases reported on Thursday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.