POLAND

Image

POLAND

1,464,448

Total Cases

34,908

Total Deaths

1,215,732

Total Recovered

213,808

Total Active Cases

+346

New Deaths

+6,640

New Cases


via natlawreview01/20/2021

Polish Competition Authority Operations in 2020 Recap - The National Law Review

Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection UOKiK activity increase in 2020 resulted in fines for a number of entrepreneurs. Activities incl: fighting payment gridlocks, defaulted deadlines, Gazprom Nord Stream 2 merger control; Counteracting Unfair Use of Contractual Advantage in Trading in Agricultural Produce and Foodstuffs

via wvva01/18/2021

The Latest: UK virus variant detected in Czech Republic - WVVA TV

PHOENIX (AP) — OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has announced a plan to set up coronavirus vaccination sites statewide with help from the National Guard and others as part of an overall goal to vaccinate 45,000 people a day. Inslee said Monday that while the goal is currently higher than the current allotment

via europeangaming.eu01/18/2021

Century Casinos Announces Extended Polish Casino Closures in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic - European Gaming Industry News

  Century Casinos, Inc. announced that its Polish casinos would remain closed through January 31, 2021, subject to potential extensions, to comply with extended quarantines issued by the Polish government to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Poland operating segment contributed 4% of the Company’s Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended September 30, 2020. […]

via thefirstnews01/16/2021

Poland halts supply of Covid-vaccines for "zero group" - The First News

Poland is suspending the transport to nodal hospitals of 330,000 vaccines for medical staff, designated as the "zero group," until Pfizer provides a new delivery schedule, the government’s commissioner for the country's vaccination strategy said on Saturday.


via 13wham01/14/2021

'At 6 p.m., life stops': Europe uses curfews to fight virus - 13WHAM-TV

PARIS (AP) — As the wan winter sun sets over France's Champagne region, the countdown clock kicks in. Laborers stop pruning the vines as the light fades at about 4:30 p. m. , leaving them 90 minutes to come in from the cold, change out of their work clothes, hop in their cars and zoom home before a 6 p. m. coronavirus curfew. Forget about any after-work socializing with friends, after-school clubs for children or doing any evening shopping beyond quick trips for essentials.

via kyivpost01/13/2021

Ukrinform: Over 7000 Ukrainians received Pole's Card last year | KyivPost - Ukraine's Global Voice - Kyiv Post

Over the past year, 7,094 citizens of Ukraine received a Pole’s Card, a document confirming their belonging to the Polish people, the Polish Foreign Ministry’s press service told Ukrinform. Read more here. Found a spelling error? Let us know – highlight it and press Ctrl + Enter.

via urdupoint01/10/2021

Polish Health Ministry Says Over 200,000 Citizens Vaccinated Against COVID-19 - UrduPoint News

More than 200,000 citizens in Poland have been vaccinated against the coronavirus infection, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday.A further 1,235 people got inoculated over the past 24 hours, according to official data. The total number of those vaccinated against COVID-19 amounts to 200,022.A tota ..

via eureporter.co01/19/2021

Coronavirus response: €45 million to support Opolskie region in Poland in fighting the pandemic - EU Reporter

The European Commission has adopted the modification of the operational programme for the Opolskie region in Poland allowing for the reallocation of €45 million to tackle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira said: “Opolskie is joining the other Polish regions in making the best use of EU resources to […]

via kvoa01/18/2021

The Latest: Swiss quarantine 2 hotels over new virus variant - KVOA Tucson News

PHOENIX (AP) — OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has announced a plan to set up coronavirus vaccination sites statewide with help from the National Guard and others as part of an overall goal to vaccinate 45,000 people a day. Inslee said Monday that while the goal is currently higher than the current allotment


via wwmt01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - WWMT-TV

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.

via consumer.healthday01/14/2021

I've Already Had COVID-19, Do I Need the Vaccine? - HealthDay News

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Folks who've gotten through a COVID-19 infection might naturally question whether they need to get a coronavirus vaccination when their turn comes.Experts say they really need the shot anyway, because even after having COVID they might be vulnerable to rei...

via floorball.sport01/14/2021

Men's U19 World Floorball Championships 2021 Qualifications Cancelled - IFF Main Site - International Floorball Federation

The IFF ExCo last night took the decision to cancel the remaining Men’s U19 WFC 2021 Qualification events in Europe and the Americas, due to the continuing Covid-19 crisis.  After months of discussions with the organisers and participating teams, including several postponements, all the qualifications have now been cancelled. In Europe, both organisers (Italy and […]

via nutritionaloutlook01/11/2021

How COVID-19 hit the beauty market - Nutritional Outlook

As COVID-19 laid waste to activities and occasions we’d taken for granted, it turned the market for beauty products upside down. “Beauty retail sales were well positioned for growth before COVID-19,” observes Alexis DeSalva, senior analyst, retail and e-commerce, Mintel (Chicago). “However, the pandemic caused immediate disruption to the beauty retail landscape as well as consumers’ lives and, consequently, their beauty routines.” According to Mintel’s October 2020 report on beauty retailing in the COVID era, the market research firm expects category sales overall to fall 7.7% for the year. Yet the report notes that not all segments are suffering equally; in fact, some seem poised to benefit from consumers’ at-home habits and concerns.

via finance.yahoo01/08/2021

CEE MARKETS-Zloty, forint halt gains, focus turns to Polish cenbank meeting next week - Yahoo Finance

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit Central Europe's economies hard, and some countries like the Czech Republic and Slovakia are battling a big spike in infections again. Hungary extended a partial lockdown until Feb 1. The zloty was flat on the day to trade at 4.5185 versus the euro.


via voanews01/18/2021

Winter Weather Hits Parts of Europe, From Poland to Turkey - Voice of America

Extreme cold has hit large parts of Europe, with freezing temperatures cracking railroad tracks in Poland, snow blanketing the Turkish city of Istanbul and smog spiking as coal was being burned to generate heat. Temperatures dropped to minus 28 degrees Celsius (minus 18 Fahrenheit) in some Polish areas overnight, the coldest night in 11 years. Many trains were delayed on Monday after rail tracks at two Warsaw railway stations cracked. Hand-in-hand with the cold came a spike in smog in Warsaw and other parts of Poland, as the cold prompted an increase in burning coal for heat.

via nbc25news01/16/2021

Rapid COVID-19 testing now at local Hometown Urgent Care & Occupational Health centers - nbc25news.com

FENTON, Mich. — This week Hometown Urgent Care & Occupational Health, now part of WellNow Urgent Care began offering COVID-19 rapid antigen testing at many of its centers in Ohio and Michigan. Centers now offering rapid testing include Fenton and Portage North in Michigan, along with Alliance, Clime Road, Clintonville, Easton, Garfield Heights, Huber, Massillon, North Canton, Poland, Shaker, and Troy in Ohio.

via voanews01/14/2021

Europe's Populists Fearful of Social Media Restrictions - Voice of America

Europe’s populist leaders are outraged by the decision of U.S. social-media giants to block U.S. President Donald Trump from posting on their sites. They fear Facebook, Twitter and other major social media companies could start banning them, too.     Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki condemned the internet giants Tuesday.

via waow01/14/2021

Blast at Poland explosives plant kills 1, injures 1 - WAOW

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Firefighters in southern Poland say a blast on the grounds of an explosives plant killed one person and seriously injured another. A spokeswoman for the local fire department said Thursday the explosion took place outdoors at the Nitroerg plant in the town of Bierun. The injured person was hospitalized in serious

via finance.yahoo01/13/2021

Poland's CD Projekt working with Sony to bring back Cyberpunk 2077 - PAP - Yahoo Finance

Polish video game maker CD Projekt is working with Sony to bring back its troubled Cyberpunk 2077 game to PlayStation Store, but no date has been agreed, its chief executive Adam Kicinski told PAP news agency on Wednesday. ""We have no knowledge of a specific date to return to the PlayStation Store.

via cyclingtips01/10/2021

Hirschi to UAE, Belgian CX champs: Daily News Digest - CyclingTips

Hello again, CyclingTips readers, As we get rolling on a new week in the Wonderful World of Cycling, there’s plenty going on. A Swiss superstar has signed a long, lucrative contract (and scored a vaccine). The Tour of Poland has won an award (and it’s not for Season’s Sketchiest Sprint Finish!). Two Belgian ‘cross riders […]