Poland to Reopen Hotels and Shopping Malls on May 4

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.

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A woman holding yellow tulips stands in front of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising memorial to mark the 77th anniversary of the doomed rebellion by Jewish partisans against Nazi Germany during the Holocaust, in Warsaw, Poland, on April 19, 2020. (Janek Skarzynski/AFP via Getty Images)

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.

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A doctor and a nurse wear protective, suits, masks, goggles and gloves as they turn up side down an unconscious COVID-19 patient in order to improve the respiratory system inside the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for COVID -19 patients of Krakows University Hospital in Krakow, Poland, on April 1Read More – Source