Poland's health minister wrote on social media on Wednesday that although there were fewer cases of Covid-19, there were still many cases of the flu and, as such, it cannot be said that the state of epidemic threat is over.
There is a visible drop in flu and flu-related infections, Poland's health minister said on Monday.
In the first half of January, Poland recorded over 559,000 cases or suspected cases of influenza and 33 deaths from the disease, data from the National Institute of Public Health - State Research Institute show.
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The rate of flu infections in children under 14 is clearly falling despite infections as a whole hitting their peak, a deputy health minister said on Tuesday.
The rate of flu infections slowed down to two percent in the last nine days of December compared to the previous week, the health minister has said.
Regulations enforcing the mandatory wearing of masks in hospitals and pharmacies will be extended to March 31, next year.
Nearly 300,000 people fell ill with flu in Poland between December 16-22, a deputy health minister has said.