So far, 58 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Poland, the Health Ministry said on Friday morning.
Due to the threat of coronavirus, the authorities of the Tatra National Park (TNP) in southern Poland have taken the decision to close the facility to tourists from Friday, the park's directorate has announced.
The governor of the National Bank of Poland (NBP), Adam Glapiński, said on Thursday that there will be no recession in Poland, but admitted that there will be an economic slowdown.
PM Morawiecki has sent a strong and reassuring message to the public following rumours that shops and whole cities would be closed down. Posting on Facebook he said: “I am appealing to you to use proven sources of information and to refrain from rumours!”
After a Thursday meeting with representatives of all parliamentary clubs, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said everybody was unified in their stance against the coronavirus threat.
President Andrzej Duda has appealed to banks to consider a 3-6 month payment suspension for private and corporate borrowers in connection with the spreading coronavirus epidemic.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Poland has grown to 51, the Health Ministry announced on Thursday afternoon.
The Polish government will change the test procedures for coronavirus: all those entering quarantine will be tested and all patients requiring a test will be quarantined, Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski said on Thursday.
Poland will launch manufacturing of protective equipment in all possible facilities across the country as supplies are running low in the face of the spreading coronavirus, Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski announced on Thursday.
Polish Economic Institute analysts fear that, in a pessimistic scenario, the coronovirus epidemic will lower Poland's economic growth in 2020 by 1.3 percentage point to around 2 percent.