WARSAW: Poland reported 615 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, setting a brand new each day file, as authorities mulled reintroducing obligatory quarantines for travellers from some nations. The well being ministry’s Twitter web site additionally reported 15 deaths over the […]
The well being ministry’s Twitter web site additionally reported 15 deaths over the previous day, elevating the variety of fatalities to 1,709 in a rustic of 38 million folks.
Coronavirus infections tallied at 45,031, together with 33,643 recoveries on Thursday, with communities within the southern coal mining belt significantly laborious hit.
Poland was among the many first EU members to introduce sweeping measures to comprise the unfold of the lethal novel coronavirus, together with shutting its borders to overseas travellers, closing colleges and urging residents to remain dwelling.
Authorities spokesman Piotr Muller stated Warsaw was contemplating obligatory quarantines for travellers from “choose European Union or non-EU nations”, together with Spain, throughout the subsequent three weeks.
The pandemic compelled Poland to postpone its Could 10 presidential election by over a month.
Poles have been required to put on masks, use hand sanitiser and respect social distancing guidelines as they voted on June 28 and July 12 in two rounds of the tight race that handed right-wing President Andrzej Duda a second time period.