Polish hotels and shopping malls will reopen on May 4 and pre-schools will have the option to open on May 6, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on April 29, part of efforts to ease restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the CCP virus.
Poland, the largest economy in the European Unions eastern wing, started relaxing some of its curbs on public life earlier in April, alongside other countries keen to prop up industry damaged by the pandemic.
Morawiecki also reaffirmed the governments plan to hold a presidential election as scheduled on May 10, or with a delay of a couple of weeks at most, despite calls from opposition parties and others for a much longer delay.
Further steps to unfreeze the economy, including a reopening of restaurants, will be announced at a later date, Morawiecki said. Poles are still required to wear masks in public and schools will remain closed until May 24.
The government has also not given any indication when it might re-open the countrys borders.
Poland, which has a population of 38 million, had reported 12,415 cases of the new CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus and 606 deaths as of Wednesday.