Data provided by Poland's Ministry of Health to PAP reveals that 92 percent of doctors and 82 percent of the group consisting of nurses, midwives and pharmacists are vaccinated.
Poland has submitted an order for over 4 million doses of the EU's newly approved Novavax Covid vaccine, a Health Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
The intensity of the fifth pandemic wave will depend upon the willingness of people to get vaccinated, the prime minister said on Monday morning.
Poland’s health minister has said he will issue an ordinance "this week or next" on the compulsory vaccination of medical personnel against Covid-19.
Around 135,000 vaccination dates have been registered for children aged 5-11 as Poland begins a Covid-19 jab rollout for the youngest age group on Thursday, the health minister said.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, took to Facebook to lash out against far-right MPs who referenced the infamous gate of Auschwitz to protest against Covid-19 passes.
A bill enabling employers to verify worker's Covid vaccination status was tabled at the Polish parliament on Tuesday and the realistic timescale for it to come into force is early January, the government spokesman said on Wednesday.
The Polish prime minister has added his weight to a bill that would allow employers to verify that an employee is vaccinated against Covid-19.
Poland has become the coordinator of the EU TeamEurope project for the distribution of vaccines to the Eastern Partnership countries.
Poland has given Laos 138,000 Covid vaccine doses, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday, explaining that the south-east Asian country is experiencing its highest Covid infection rate since the start of the pandemic.