Polish military planes carrying protective gear for hospitals, doctors and nurses, has set off from Poland for Georgia and Armenia, while another plane with similar equipment is expected to reach Azerbaijan in coming days, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
Poland, in cooperation with the European Commission, will aid Belarus in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic; a convoy of 44 trucks with protective gear is expected to set off from Poland on Thursday, Poland's Permanent Representation to the EU has said.
A convoy of seven fire trucks with Polish aid for Western Balkan countries affected by the coronavirus epidemic has reached its unloading point in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Polish State Fire Service tweeted on Monday.
With 600,000 masks, 60,000 liters of disinfectants and protective gear the State Fire Service trucks are heading for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia.
Top Polish fuel concern PKN Orlen has imported another batch of nearly 3 million disposable protective masks to Poland, the company said on Tuesday.
The Polish Sewing Rooms initiative will see the 200 small-scale garment producers working alongside seven large clothing manufacturers to stitch together the 100 million face masks by the end of June.
Turkey is sending four aircraft carrying 90,000 protective suits to Poland in order to help in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic, Poland's Ambassador to Turkey Jakub Kumoch said on Thursday.
Over the past week, Poland has spent over PLN 1.2 billion (EUR 260 million) to buy, via intervention purchases, medical protective gear, Michałl Dworczyk, head of the PM's Office said on Monday.
Two planes from China carrying protective gear for Polish medical services landed in Poland on Thursday, with a third expected later in the day and more air deliveries scheduled in the coming days.
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.