New Regulations by Polish Government are Announced Due To COVID-19

In Poland and in the world, the fight against the coronavirus pandemic is ongoing. Today a record was broken - 24 692 new cases of COVID-19. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Minister of Health Adam Niedzielski presented new restrictions at a special conference.

Education

  • Distance learning for schools (all grades) is announced. The government is also adding a PLN 500 voucher for teachers to finance the most important equipment for remote work.

Community life

  • Theaters, cinemas, museums, art galleries, the houses of culture are going to be permanently closed
  • In churches, can be one person/15m2
  • Shops in shopping malls will be closed apart from pharmacies, grocery, and service shops
  • In stores with an area of less than 100 square meters, will be able to stay 1 person per 10 square meters, in larger stores - 1 person per 15 square meters
  • Hotels are going to serve only guests which arrived with a business reason

The Prime Minister announced that if there are more than 50 cases per 100,000 in Poland, there will be a lockdown. If there will be 70-75 cases out of 100 000, the next stage is the national quarantine, which includes the prohibition on movement.

The regulations will be in power from Saturday (7th November)

Stay healthy and safe!