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For Students

23
October
2020

Stricter safety regulations introduced

The whole territory of Poland in the red zone from October 24th.

Guidelines for red zone area:

 

  • wearing face masks in public space obligatory all over Poland
  • limitations in public transport kept: 50% seats or 30% of all occupied
  • limiting the number of people in retail outlets depending on the size of the store: for stores with an area of up to 100 sq m. - 5 people per cash desk, and for stores over 100 sq m of space - 1 person per 15 sq m
  • “senior hours” in stores continued, between 10:00 and 12:00 a.m. only people over 60 will be served; people aged 70 and over are advised to not leave the house unless it is necessary
  • ban on meetings, gatherings of more than five people (exceptions applied to people living together and staying in groups for work purposes)
  • max. 1 person in 7 sq m during religious ceremonies, face masks and at least 1,5 m distance between participants required.
  • ban on the organization of special events (weddings, consolations, etc.)
  • restaurants and bars are closed - takeout and delivery sales only allowed, the restriction continues for the next two weeks with the provision to extended
  • swimming pools, aquaparks, gyms, sanatorium are closed.
  • in primary schools (4-8 grade), secondary schools and universities remote teaching applied; pupils in grades 1-3 will continue to study in class, kindergartens and nurseries remain open
  • children and adolescents up to 16 years of age will not be allowed to leave the house on their own, only under the supervision of an adult; the ban will apply from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays (Monday to Friday).