Situation in Poland (updated 20/01/2021)
Poland is experiencing second wave of coronavirus. Polish government is monitoring restrictions level and at this point number of new infections is considered as growing. All country is in red zone with high level of sanitary regime to prevent spreading virus. Procedures in red zone refers to limitations for sport, cultural, family and religious events, obligatory masks at any time, limits in number of people in public transport, shopping malls, gyms, cinemas, theaters. Hospitals in red zones are operating under severely restricted procedures to help stop spreading pandemic. Poland undergo lock-down from 28th December until 31st January. The below information refers to red zone.
From 13th June Poland borders are open with EU and all countries belonging to Schengen area. Tourists crossing the borders of Poland that are internal EU borders, do not have to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine. The EU's external borders are still closed.
As of 29th July 2020, international flights from airports located on the territory of European Union have been resumed. Flights from Montenegro, USA, Israel, Qatar, Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Boliwia, Bahamas, Peru, Paraguay, Iraq have been suspended. International rail traffic has been restored within the internal borders of the European Union. However, traveling by international trains to destinations outside the EU's external borders is still suspended.
50% of seats can be taken on coach and there is a disinfection after each drive. Wearing masks during a trip is obligatory.
28th December 2020 -31st January 2021 hotels are closed.
From 7th November there are delivery-only or take away restaurants.
Cultural institutions such as museums, cinemas, theaters, concert halls, galleries, and exhibition halls are closed.
Trams and busses in the cities operates with only 50% of seats taken. Domestic flights and train connections are available. Again masks are obligatory in all above transport means.
It’s compulsory to cover your nose and mouth is in shops, museums, public transport and all closed and open air areas . On the street it’s required to keep the distance of 2 m one from another and cover your face. A certain sanitary regime (like disinfection) applies in all of the below. It is recommended not to leave home without serious reason and work remotely.