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Poland introduces “retirees clock” due to the COVID-19 epidemic

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Elderly people will be able to shop from 10 to 12 noon, the rest of the time they are encouraged to stay at home.

Due to the worsening  epidemic, the Polish government has decided to introduce a special clock for the elderly. This was announced by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, wpolityce.pl reports on Saturday, October 10.

Morawiecki explained that young people are much less likely to go to the hospital with coronavirus and die of the disease. In order to minimize contacts between elderly people, the Polish government decided to return special restrictions.

“We strongly urge the elderly to stay at home. I want to say that today we are introducing hours for the elderly — as in the spring, from 10:00 to 12:00. Let the elderly shop at this time,” he said the prime minister.

The innovation will take effect on Thursday, October 15.

Recall that in , four days in a row, record rates for coronavirus are recorded. More than 4.4 thousand people are being treated in Polish hospitals for COVID-19. The country is renewing the mask regime in public places.



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