From July 1, the Polish government has lifted restrictions on air travel to such countries as the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, South Korea and Ukraine.
The project run by Warsaw’s fine art academy provides a unique insight into how people have coped with the pandemic.
If the coronavirus epidemic situation will be difficult in the fall, some restrictions may return, but certainly not in the same form as they were introduced so far, Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski told Polish Radio Three on Friday.
As of Saturday, Poles will not have to wear masks to cover their mouth and nose when out in public, provided they keep a two-metre distance between themselves It will still be mandatory to wear masks in shops, churches and on public transport.
PM Morawiecki said fitness clubs and cinemas will reopen and face masks will no longer need to be worn in public because Poland had “contained the disease, the coronavirus pandemic” better than most other countries in the world.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki said Wednesday that restrictions would be lifted from Monday 18th May and will include easing lockdown rules on schools, public transport and sporting events too.
Poland, like other Central European states, was quick to roll out life-saving lockdowns.
In an online press conference PM Mateusz Morawiecki unveiled the government’s step-by-step plan to getting the country out of lockdown saying that restaurants could reopen soon. But he warned that shopping centre food courts and on-site catering services would remain closed, fitness clubs, recreational areas and cinemas located in shopping centres will also remain closed and hotel restaurants and recreational areas will remain shut.
Polish government spokesperson Piotr Mueller announced on Monday that decisions regarding further stages of relaxing the binding coronavirus epidemic-related restrictions and on reopening of the economy would be made in the coming days.
Poland's economic output will most likely see a 5 percent year-on-year decline in April, the Development Ministry wrote on Tuesday.