In family gatherings and celebrations such as: Weddings, communions, funerals and other meetings, as well as in discos, the permissible limit for people varies to 100 (So far the 150 person limit has been in effect.)
For facilities with a 75 percent fill limit, the limit is changed to 50 percent. This applies to: gastronomy, hotels, cinemas, concerts, churches, swimming pools, water parks, etc., pollinators will not be included in the border.
When it comes to sporting events organized outside of sports facilities – the limit is 250 people.
In gyms, fitness clubs, museums, art galleries, exhibitions, conferences and congresses – the limit will also be increased – one person per 15 square meters.
These rules will apply from December 1 to December 17.
Ban flights from seven countries. Quarantine policy change
Poland bans flights from seven countries: South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe. People returning from these countries – whatever the route – will have to self-quarantine for 14 days, without the possibility of exemption from it after taking a test for the Corona virus.
The rules for travelers are changing too From non-Schengen countries – quarantine is extended from 10 to 14 days. Release can take place as of the eighth day after the PCR transcript.
The government is changing the strategy a bit. Comet Omikron
– We are dealing with a new boom that generates the risks of accelerating the processes of the epidemic. We remember our experiences with Alpha and Delta viruses. (Omicron) is an ingredient that is changing our approach to fighting the pandemic. We must appreciate the significance of this risk, the health minister explained on Monday.
– We are in such an epidemiological situation that the number of cases in the fourth wave – its dynamics – is decreasing. We have counties where there is a drop. In Masovia, we also see that the epidemic is slowing down. In the other provinces, we are continuing the increases, and we are particularly concerned about the situation in Silesia, but you can say that we are somewhere at the height of the fourth wave – he said at a press conference dedicated to the new variant of the Corona virus.
– Unfortunately, a new item has appeared in recent days. It may be an item that changes what we have anticipated in the near future. This game changer is a viral mutation called WHO Omicron. Today we analyzed very different scenarios – admitted the head of the Ministry of Health.
on Monday In the morning the Minister of Health, Adam NedzelskyWhen asked about the Omikron variant, he said the situation is tough. – Our average number of infections is at the level of 23 thousand. Hospitals are full, we have to get rid of physical therapy places, open Covid beds. The appearance of such an element that can cause Instead of an expected solstice, we’ll have an acceleration, and that’s a game changer. This radically changes the assessment of the situation He said.
Omikron in Europe, in Poland has not yet been discovered
On Monday, Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska said that there were no reports of the emergence of a new type of Omikron virus in Poland. He said that if such a situation arises, the government will surely act immediately.
He explained that the laboratories that manage the sequence of the virus’s genome are “working at full speed” in Poland. “We want to find it as soon as possible – if there is such a shift in our country – and reduce the potential place that will appear, that is the focus,” the deputy minister said.
Kraska stressed that all information related to Omicron is taken “extremely seriously”. “Right now, we have very little data, because the information we receive is different,” he said.
It is already known that Omikron appeared in Europe. Belgium was the first European country to discover it. It is also, inter alia, in Great Britain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and Denmark.
Many countries have taken immediate decisions on what actions are needed to slow the spread of this alternative.
The UK government announced new restrictions – Commitment to conduct a PCR test by travelers coming to the country An order is pending, pending the outcome.
Switzerland has expanded quarantine requirements for travelers from the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Egypt and Malawi. Travelers from these countries will have to pass a negative COVID-19 test and quarantine for 10 days.
In France, it was decidedthat anyone who has been in contact with a confirmed or probable case of infection with a new variant of the coronavirus, She will have to be quarantined, whether or not she has been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Many countries have suspended flights or Restrictions on flights from South African countries. This has been done, among others, by the USA, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, the Czech Republic, Thailand, South Korea, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Brazil and Egypt.
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