The sixth new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Poland, the Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski told a press conference on Saturday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Saturday signed into law a special act introducing preventive measures against the spreading coronavirus, just a day after the Senate unanimously passed the bill.
The Health Ministry told PAP on Friday that a total of 855 samples had so far been tested for coronavirus in all Poland's laboratories. Only one proved positive on Tuesday night.
Fifteen million leaflets with information about coronavirus will be delivered by the Polish Post to households around the country, as part of the government's information campaign on how to deal with the virus, the Polish Post said on Friday.
All Poland's opposition caucuses have confirmed their representatives will attend a meeting at 15:30 on Thursday with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on the subject of the coronavirus threat, government spokesman Piotr Mueller has informed PAP.
Poland's national airline, PLL LOT, has extended its suspension of flights from Warsaw to Beijing until April 25 and frozen flights from Budapest to Seoul until April 8 due to the coronavirus threat, LOT spokesman Michal Czernicki informed PAP on Wednesday.
Poland has not confirmed any other case of coronavirus so far, only one patient has been diagnosed with the illness, the head of the Prime Minister's Office, Michal Dworczyk, told the private RMF FM radio station on Thursday.
Cooperation on the European Union forum is very important in fighting the coronavirus epidemic, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Prague on Wednesday, where he had attended a meeting with his Czech, Hungarian and Slovak peers.
The man who recently returned from Germany, called doctors and was found to be infected with the virus. He has been taken to hospital in Zielona Góra.
BioMaxima S.A. which is based in Lublin has applied to Poland's Office for Registration of Medicinal Products. According to the company, the test kit includes a sample tray in which the test materials are placed, and does not need any specialized equipment.