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COVID shots for all willing Poles by end of July?

29.04.2021 07:40
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said there is a chance that all Poles who want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 will receive shots by the end of July amid a stepped-up inoculation drive.
Photo:PAP/Łukasz Gągulski

Up to now, the government has been aiming to administer shots to all Poles willing to have them by the end of August.

The prime minister's top aide, Michał Dworczyk, who is spearheading the country's COVID-19 inoculation campaign, said vaccinations were steadily approaching the government target of 20 million shots by the end of the second quarter.

Dworczyk said on Wednesday that over 11 million vaccinations had been administered in Poland so far.

After a fall in new infections, the government on Wednesday announced a multi-stage loosening of COVID restrictions. Retail outlets and hotels will be allowed to reopen next week.

By the end of May, schools will return to on-site lessons, gyms will be allowed to reopen, and restaurants will be able to operate at half capacity.


Source: PAP/IAR