To protect older people from the coronavirus epidemic, Poland will reintroduce a shopping time limit for people over sixty, Mateusz Morawiecki announced in Warsaw on Saturday.
According to the MTI, the Prime Minister named the protection of the elderly as one of the priority goals of the Polish epidemic management strategy. He referred to mortality data that the new type of coronavirus poses the greatest threat to people over 60 years of age, and especially those over 67 years of age.
The prime minister said. He asked the elderly to stay at home whenever possible and assured them that state institutions and social organizations would support them in solving everyday problems. He suggested that employers provide teleworking opportunities for their employees over the age of 55.
One of the strategic goals of the Morawiecki government was to maintain the functioning of the economy to a greater extent than in the spring months. Responding to a journalist’s question, the Prime Minister stated:
Health Minister Adam Niedzielski has set out to expand epidemiological measures next week. He reminded that in order to slow down the epidemic, it was again mandatory to wear a face mask in public places throughout Poland from Saturday. According to a statement by the Polish Ministry of Health on Saturday
Daily mortality rates have not increased in recent days, with 53 infected deaths in the past 24 hours, 49 of which were identified by the Ministry of Health as co-occurring with Covid-19 and other diseases caused by the virus, and four specifically with Covid-19. they died.
(Cover image: Mask-wearing shoppers in Krakow on October 10, 2020. Photo: Omar Marques / Getty Images)