People travelling to Poland from the passport-free Schengen zone will have to produce a negative coronavirus test results carried out at least 48 hours earlier, a deputy infrastructure minister has said.
Germany's north-eastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has opened a quick-test Covid-19 point at the Linken-Lubieszyn crossing, the first facility of its kind on the Polish-German border.
People travelling to Poland by mass transport will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine period because the free-Covid-19 test programme has come to an end, the Chief Sanitary Inspectorate has said.
The Institute of Human Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences on Monday started tests on differentiating SARS-CoV-2 and influenza virus infections, the Poznań-based institute announced.
The British deputy foreign minister has expressed her gratitude to Poland for aid in conducting coronavirus tests on drivers waiting in Dover after France briefly closed its border with the UK and demanded such tests from all drivers.
All people arriving in Poland, especially those from the UK, can have a free Covid test owing to the mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Poland will test teachers from three regions hit hard by the virus in January as part of a coronavirus screening scheme, the health minister announced on Tuesday.
Mass testing in primary health care centres may cause new coronavirus outbreaks, according to the Zielona Góra Agreement (PZ), representing thousands of GPs across Poland.
Tests carried out on minks at a farm in northern Poland have found no trace of the coronavirus, contrary to previous media reports, the agriculture minister announced on Thursday.
Poland will test minks from a farm in a northern province of the country for the presence of coronavirus after the Medical University of Gdańsk found eight infected minks, the Agriculture Ministry announced on Tuesday.