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.
It is highly probable, almost certain, that a case of coronavirus will occur in Poland, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told an extraordinary sitting of the Sejm, lower house, on Monday. He said that three cases have already been recorded in the Czech Republic.
Nearly 97 pct of surveyed entrepreneurs are afraid of coronavirus's impact on their business, and 73 pct are already feeling the effects of the Wuhan virus attack, shows a study by the Business Center Club (BCC) among member companies, published on Friday.
Poland is striving to ensure safety for its citizens in connection with the spreading coronavirus, prime ministerial aide Michal Dworczyk said on Friday after the prime minister's consultations on measures against the disease with provincial authorities.
Almost half of Poles, 49.7 percent, had positive opinions on the government's activities to combat the coronavirus threat, while the proportion of those claiming the opposite was at 9.1 percent, the latest survey by the IBRIS pollster shows.
The Sejm (lower house) will hold a special sitting devoted to the coronavirus threat, Deputy Sejm Speaker Ryszard Terlecki announced on Thursday.
The Warsaw Philharmonic on Thursday will perform a concert to show solidarity with Wuhan in connection with the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Chinese city.
Everyone who requires coronavirus tests will get them free of charge, Polish Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski said on Tuesday.
Poland will launch six new laboratories that will run tests for coronavirus, in addition to the two already operational, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Monday.