New COVID-19 Restrictions Are Announced – 17.12.2020.

New COVID-19 Restrictions Are Announced – 17.12.2020.

On Thursday afternoon there was a press conference held in Warsaw, and the new ideas to fight the COVID-19 were announced by the Health Minister Adam Niedzielski.

These regulations below should be followed from December 28th to January 17th.

  • Hotels will be available only for medical workers and patients of specialized hospitals
  • The ski slopes should be closed
  • Shopping malls should be closed. Only grocery stores, drugstores, pharmacies, book and newspaper stores, and large-format furniture stores are able to work
  • There will be a ban on movement from 7 PM to 6 AM (from December 31st to January 1st)
  • People that arrive in Poland by public transport will need to have a 10-day quarantine
  • Sport gyms will be available only for professional sportsmen

There is also a number of restrictions that will remain unchanged:

  • People under the age of 16 from Monday to Friday (8 AM till 6 PM) can go outside only with a guardian
  • The gatherings of a maximum of 5 people on the streets are allowed
  • Ban on weddings and parties remains in force
  • Gyms, fitness clubs, and water parks are closed
  • Restaurants and bars are closed. Meals can only be taken out
  • In shops and churches should be a maximum of one person per 15 square meters

Other restrictions that were in force are extended as well.

Stay healthy and safe!

source: NAWA