Łukasz Szumowski reminded the public that face-covering rules are still in place.
The first flights took off this morning.
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Institutions in Poland are expanding online offerings for those stuck at home during the shutdown.
Russia and China are exploiting the epidemic to undermine the EU. Unfortunately, they are finding support in Poland.
Poland bans foreigners from entry and suspends international air and rail connections due to coronavirus
Returning Poles must enter quarantine; restaurants, pubs & cafes closed.
Discussions have taken place over postponing presidential elections, while the WIG20 fell to its lowest level since 2003.
The speaker has faced criticism for taking a skiing holiday in Italy in the midst of the crisis.
“Time to quarantine society”: Polish government closes schools, cinemas and museums over coronavirus
Universities are also shutting down, but the Catholic church has called for more masses to be held.
Other measures include sanitary checks at borders and exempting high-alcohol spirits from excise duty.
Hospital treating Poland’s first coronavirus case lacking basic protective equipment, relying on donations
Nurses are reportedly threatening to stop working if they are not provided with proper protective clothing.
Employees should work from home, and a number of laws would be suspended.
Coronavirus could benefit Polish economy, says minister. But stock market has worst week in 12 years
Shares of six state-owned companies fell to their lowest ever prices
In anticipation of Poland’s first cases, doctors worry about the lack of protective gear.
New cases in Poland’s north follow false alarms in Kraków and the capital