President Andrzej Duda paid tribute to health care workers who sacrificed their lives in the fight against the coronavirus and to those who bravely continue to fight the epidemic every day.
The Civic Platform (PO), Poland's centrist opposition party, on Saturday presented a EUR 21.5 billion plan of mass health screening and subsequent treatment of Poles in a network of 100 hospitals.
Poland's healthcare system failed to meet the pandemic challenges, opposition Civic Platform party leader Borys Budka said on Sunday.
Poland will spend over PLN 700 million (EUR 154.8 million) in 2021-2023 to cure rare diseases as a part of the Rare Disease Plan, the health minister has announced on Monday.
The coronavirus epidemic has led to the death of 183 Polish healthcare personnel, Health Ministry data show.
Poland is set to receive PLN 133.5 million (EUR 30 million) from the EU as support for the country's healthcare system in fighting the coronavirus epidemic, the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy has announced.
Aleksandra Ostańska from Poznań who currently works at a residential care facility in the UK has urged others to get vaccinated saying “listen to doctors, rely on science.”
The health minister said on Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic was growing, however, the growth rate in new infections was slowing down. He also presented a new government strategy to fight the epidemic.
More than 25,000 medical personnel in Poland have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the outbreak of the epidemic, health ministry data released on Tuesday showed.
The inventory of beds for coronavirus-infected patients will increase by 1,000, as the result of those provided by the private healthcare sector, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski told a Thursday press conference after Poland saw a new daily record for coronavirus infections.