Epidemic Status in Poland due to Coronavirus.
News feed tagged: coronavirus

Poland opens its borders with the EU countries starting from tommorow.

As announced by the Prime Minister of Poland, Mr. Mateusz Morawiecki, starting from June 13th Poland will open borders with the EU countries. The PM added that as of June 16, Poland will relaunch international flights, but noted that carriers "will probably need a week, or two or three, to prepare a flight-connection network."

Next stages of lifting Covid-19-related restrictions

As announced on May 27 by the Prime Minister of Poland, Mr. Mateusz Morawiecki, the following Covid-19 related restrictions will be lifted : Starting from May 30 Abolishment of obligation to cover mouth and nose in public spaces – with reservation that social distancing remains in force. Free access (no quotas) to places of worship, post offices, shops, bazars. Covering mouth and nose will remain mandatory. Free access (no quotas) to restaurants, cafes and

Information on restoring functioning of student houses and university libraries

Conducting classes for the students, postgraduates and doctoral students in the traditional form remain suspended until 24 May. Gradual restoration of the functioning of individual institutions, including universities is expected. In connection with the implementation of the second stage of lifting the coronavirus pandemic restrictions (including opening hotels, shopping malls and libraries), we would like to inform you that it is possible for universities to gradually restore

First stage of loosening coronavirus restrictions comes into force today (April 20)

According to the plan prepared by the Polish government loosening coronavirus restrictions will be executed in four phases. First stage, which starts on Monday, April 20 will lift the following restrictions: Lifting ban on movement in public spaces, esp. parks and forests (although provision on keeping 2 meters distance from the other people is still in force); In forest it is not mandatory to cover mouth and nose. It is, tough on the adjacent car parkings; Increased access to stores (albeit

New restrictions in Poland due to COVID-19

At the press conference held on Thursday, April 9, PM Mateusz Morawiecki and Minister of Health, Łukasz Szumowski have announced introduction of new restrictions: Covering the mouth and nose is mandatory when outdoors, starting from April 16 From Thursday, April 16, 2020, it is obligatory to cover the mouth and nose. Everyone in a public place will have to wear a mask, scarf or handkerchief that covers both the mouth and nose. The obligation applies to

Coronavirus outbreak - another solutions dedicated to foreigners

On 7 April 2020, the Council of Ministers has adopted as part of the extension of the “anti-crisis shield” a draft of another act aimed at counteracting the negative effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus epidemic. It provides, among others, for extension of the legal stay of foreigners staying in Poland on the basis of visa-free travel or Schengen visas. The draft also envisages the extension of the period of validity of residence cards and temporary identity certificates for foreigners.

Support for foreign students - NAWA scholarship holders

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange offers financial aid to the holders of the Agency’s scholarships who have found themselves in a difficult financial situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘We provide the aid to foreign students, our scholarship holders, who have stayed in Poland and whose living conditions have significantly deteriorated as a result of the current epidemic. We provide them with the opportunity to take advantage of a one-off financial aid. We