X
Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
I UNDERSTAND
English Section

COVID-19 outbreak likely to peak in Poland in May or June: PM

06.04.2020 12:00
The COVID-19 epidemic is likely to peak in Poland sometime next month or in June, the country’s prime minister estimated on Monday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks in the Sejm, the lower house of parliament, in Warsaw on Monday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks in the Sejm, the lower house of parliament, in Warsaw on Monday.Photo: PAP/Wojciech Olkuśnik

Speaking in parliament, Mateusz Morawiecki said his country was “to a large extent, still at the beginning of the fight” against the coronavirus.

“We expect that the peak of infections is still ahead of us—sometime in May or June,” he added.

Morawiecki also said: “We want to limit the number of cases, and in particular flatten the incidence curve, by then.”

A total of 4,201 people have tested positive for the COVID-19 disease in Poland, with 98 deaths from the coronavirus so far, public health authorities said on Monday morning.

Morawiecki told lower-house lawmakers that a sense of “enormous discipline” was needed among the public “on an ongoing basis at this stage of the spread of the coronavirus.”

He voiced hope that Poland would be able to cope with the pandemic “better than many other countries."

But for this to happen, citizens need to remain in lockdown and self-isolation, Morawiecki cautioned.

The first COVID-19 infection was confirmed by Polish authorities on March 4, while the country's first coronavirus fatality was announced on March 12.

Poland has declared a "state of epidemic" and temporarily closed its borders to non-residents in a move to curb the spread of the illness.

International scheduled flights and passenger rail connections were suspended on March 15. The government then began chartering special flights to help Poles abroad return home.

In another move to contain the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, the government has limited the operations of shopping malls and closed all pubs, clubs and entertainment venues.

Public gatherings of more than two people have been banned.

Health and government officials have urged Poles to stay home and practice social distancing.

An initial two-week closure of the country’s schools has been extended until Easter.

The government last week announced tough new restrictions on daily life, banning children under 18 from leaving home unless supervised by an adult, closing parks and beaches, and ordering most hotels to shut. 

Officials have urged Poles to spend the upcoming Easter holidays at home and scrap any travel plans amid the COVID-19 epidemic.

(gs/pk)

Source: PAP, TVP Info