In two weeks' time the government will end the state of epidemic that it introduced on March 20, 2020 after the first coronavirus cases were confirmed in Poland, the health minister has told PAP.
The Polish state will pay for antigen-based testing in pharmacies in a bid to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, now dominated by the Omicron variant.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has tested positive for Covid-19 amid a sharp rise in new infections in Poland.
Poland recorded 197 new confirmed coronavirus cases and four new deaths over the past 24 hours to Thursday morning, against 208 cases reported on Wednesday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.
An article by the Polish prime minister regarding the government's fight against the coronavirus pandemic has been published by a leading Venezuelan online daily and an independent portal.
Poland will reintroduce mandatory quarantine for travellers from outside the Schengen zone from midnight on June 23, the Deputy Health Minister said on Wednesday.
All air connections with countries belonging to the EU's passport-free Schengen zone will be reinstated from September 30, but the air travel ban will apply to 29 other countries for the following two weeks, according to Monday's government regulation.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Poland has increased since Saturday by 1,350 new infections and reached 85,980, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday morning. Another eight persons have died, bringing the death toll to 2,432.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Poland has increased since Friday by 1,584 new infections and reached 85,980, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday morning. Another 32 persons have died, bringing the death toll to 2,424.
The coronavirus detection rate in Poland is growing because tests are currently performed mainly on people with symptoms of the disease, Ministry of Health spokesman Wojciech Andrusiewicz said on Friday.