The spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Wojciech Andrusiewicz, spoke about potential restrictions in the event of an increase in infections and the fourth wave of coronavirus. He explained that the restrictions will start with tightening the limits in public places. He added that vaccinated persons will be excluded from some restrictions in force in a given area.
Potential restrictions and restrictions in connection with the fourth wave of coronavirus
– I think that the tightening of limits in public places, in human clusters – cinemas, cafes – can be started, and then in line with the consequence of growing infections, as long as such a consequence of such infections will be restrictions may be introduced in the event of a growing fourth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic.
He stressed that “the recommendation of the minister of health is that we introduce restrictions for everyone in a given area, but logically, vaccinated people who are safe people will certainly be removed from some of these restrictions”.
He added that people who are vaccinated are treated differently today in some respects. He reminded that there is currently a limit of 75 percent. occupancy in hotels, and vaccinated persons are exempt from the limit.
The fourth wave – since when the restrictions?
At the beginning of August, the Minister of Health, Adam Niedzielski announced that any covid restrictions would be introduced when the number of daily cases of infection in the country would exceed 1000. – Areas with a low level of vaccination will be subject to restrictions in the first place, because there is a greater risk of transmission. coronavirus – added Niedzielski.
Thursday Professor Andrzej Horban was the guest of the “Tak jest” program on TVN24, head of the Medical Council to the Prime Minister, national consultant in the field of infectious diseases. He was asked whether, on the occasion of the fourth wave, the introduction of such restrictions in Poland as, for example, in France, where unvaccinated persons cannot enter cinemas or restaurants, is being considered.
– We are thinking about this variant. We are very close to that. But please pay attention to the situation of employers. Restaurants have been closed for over a year, some have fallen into trouble, and many have been in trouble. Blocking the developing traffic back is again blocking this economy, he stressed.
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