Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper have discussed the ongoing NATO Defender Europe 20 exercise in Poland, Błaszczak wrote on Twitter on Friday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda, during a visit to the Food Bank in Ciechanow, central Poland, said the country has enough food to function normally amid concerns related to the coronavirus spread.
The US Embassy in Warsaw and the Consulate General in Krakow announced on Friday that amid coronavirus concerns they will suspend most visa-related services from16 March, adding that service to US citizens will continue to be provided.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Poland has grown to 64, the Health Ministry said on early Friday afternoon.
Warsaw metro has shut down its three southernmost metro stations over concerns that a passenger may be infected with the coronavirus, the metro press service told PAP in the early afternoon on Friday.
After finding prices for small bottles of anti-bacterial gel on the internet had soared and that shops had run out, Kraków blogger Magda Kogut-Wałęcka decided to make her own using rectified spirit and aloa vera gel.
The Polish government is debating whether to shut down all bars and restaurants due to the spreading coronavirus, and the decision on the matter will be made later on Friday, Development Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz told the gazeta.pl news website.
International trains on the Polish-Slovak border are suspended as of Friday, and on the Polish-Czech border as of Saturday, Grzegorz Swiszcz, deputy director of the Government Security Center tweeted on Friday over coronavirus concerns.
The President's Office never presented the agenda of the ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Polish presidential plane crash, Blazej Spychalski, spokesperson for President Andrzej Duda, told PAP on Friday, commenting on a Reuters report.
Poland's national air carrier PLL LOT has suspended some flights to the US after President Donald Trump's administration decided to close the American border to most of Europe in a bid to fight the spread of the coronavirus.