WARSAW (Reuters) - Wearing masks outside will be compulsory across the whole of Poland from Oct. 10, the Prime Minister said on Thursday, as the country grapples with a sharp spike in coronavirus cases.
The country is some steps away from having a shortage of hospital beds for coronavirus patients, Mateusz Morawiecki added at a news conference.
However, Morawiecki said that the country will still aim to avoid a total lockdown in an effort to shield the economy.
Reporting by Alan Charlish, Pawel Florkiewicz and Agnieszka Barteczko, Writing by Joanna Plucinska; Editing by Toby Chopra
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