About 400 evacuations were conducted by the State Fire Service around Rzeszow in the southeastern Polish Podkarpackie province on Friday night and Saturday morning, PM Mateusz Morawiecki reported after a meeting of the local crisis committee on Saturday.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Tuesday said that the scale of the amendment of the 2020 budget law would most likely be smaller in size.
One hundred days after Poland announced a state of epidemic, PLN 100 billion (EUR 22.49 billion) has been transferred to save five million jobs, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told a Monday press conference summing up the government's crisis response.
Poland will suffer a maximum drop of 5 percent of its GDP in 2020 due to the coronavirus crisis, but the country's economy will rebound by 4-5 percent in 2021, Finance Minister Tadeusz Koscinski told PAP.
As many as 70 percent of Poles said they were satisfied with how the government is dealing with the coronavirus crisis, while 25 percent of people voiced the opposite opinion on the matter, results of a poll carried out by CBOS pollster showed.
Poland could receive over PLN 700 billion (EUR 157.5 billion) from the EU's Economic Recovery Fund and the new EU budgetary perspective, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the polstanews.pl portal on Friday.
Organisation reports GDP shrank by 0.5 percent in the first four months of year.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has expressed the conviction that planned additional EU funds may contribute to a visible economic growth by the end of this year.
Grants from EU funds including subsidies to wage payments and working capital are helping companies survive the difficult times in the wake of coronavirus, Funds and Regional Policy Minister Malgorzata Jarosinska-Jedynak said on Wednesday.
Poland has recorded a moderate GDP decline due to the coronavirus crisis compared to other OECD member states, Angel Gurria, secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) told PAP.