Poland went into a 'red zone' lockdown today, including the partial closure of primary schools and restaurants
Poland's national stadium is being transformed into a field hospital for Warsaw and the government is building temporary medical facilities elsewhere
Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus, an aide said on Saturday, as the country faces a record rise in cases.
"Ladies and Gentlemen, as recommended President @AndrzejDuda was tested yesterday for the presence of coronavirus. The result turned out to be positive. The president is fine," Blazej Spychalski, secretary of state in the president's office, said on Twitter.
Restaurants, cafes and pubs are only be able to serve take-away meals. Fitness clubs and pools are also closed.
Gatherings are limited to five people, with weddings banned and strict limits on the numbers of people allowed in shops, on public transport and at religious services.
Poland's national stadium is being transformed into a field hospital for Warsaw and the government is building temporary medical facilities elsewhere, as the surge in coronavirus cases strains healthcare facilities to breaking point.
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