The Polish government increases quarantine restrictions due to the spread of Covid-19. The Cabinet will introduce a curfew on New Year's eve. Adam Nadzielski, the Healthcare Minister said so on December 17.
The curfew all over the territory of Poland will be active from 9 p.m. December 31 till 6 a.m. January 1.
The reinforced nation-wide quarantine will be running from December 28 through January 17.
In addition to already active restrictions, the government decided to close hotels, including those for working trips. Shopping malls and ski resorts will be shut down, too. Grocery shops will remain open.
"The government led by Ingrida Simonite unanimously decided to extend the quarantine", reads the message.
It appears that the Cabinet decided to extend the restrictions until January 31.
Communication among families is restricted now. No more than two people (including family members) at once can stay in a public place. The traffic all over the country is restricted; checkpoints will be set on the roadways. However, those traveling to work, for shopping, those going to a hospital or to visit people with special needs will enjoy the freedom of movement.