"Even if, as some epidemiologists say, in the fall or later in the autumn the coronavirus attacks again, we have much more experience and we do not intend to shut the economy down to the extent we have done so far," Morawiecki told reporters.
He added that the government was planning to reopen schools for pupils on September 1, and wanted students to return to universities on October 1 - unless there were “very unexpected events.”
Amid the epidemic, the government on March 12 told pupils to stay away from schools, while later that month it introduced obligatory remote lessons.
A total of 33,119 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Poland, with 1,412 deaths from the COVID-19 respiratory disease so far, officials said on Thursday.
The first infection was confirmed by Polish authorities on March 4, while the country's first coronavirus fatality was announced on March 12.
The government introduced a swathe of lockdown rules, many of which have now been loosened.