The Polish government has decided to gradually lift some of the restrictions imposed in relation to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The aim of the four-step process is to allow the population and the economy to return to normal functioning by degrees, while still following reasonable precautionary measures.
The first step of introducing new, eased restrictions began on 20 April 2020 - more information.
The second step was introduced on 4 May 2020 - more information.
The third step started on 18 May 2020 - more information.
The fourth and last step is planned to begin on 30 May 2020.
NEW RESTRICTIONS – THE FOURTH STEP
- Open spaces: social distancing (2 m) or face covering – if it is possible for you to keep the 2-meter distance in public places, you don’t have to cover your mouth and nose;
- Social distancing does not apply to: parents with children, household members, disabled persons, people who wear face covering;
- Covering your face and mouth is obligatory in: public transport, shops, cinemas and theatres, massage and tattoo studios, churches, government and administrative offices
- No limits to the number of people in shops, restaurants, post offices, street markets, churches – but face covering is still obligatory in those places
- Open air gatherings are allowed up to 150 people – but with face covering or social distancing
- Starting from 6 June: the following will be open (with sanitary restrictions): cinemas, theatres, operas, swimming pools, gyms, fitness clubs, playrooms, fun parks, saunas, solariums, massage parlours, tattoo studios.
Remember to keep a safe distance! Be responsible and care for the safety of others as well!
More information can be found on the official website of the Polish government.