12 coal mines in the Polish region of Silesia be closed for three weeks in the outbreak of coronavirus infection. On 8 June Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, Jacek Sasin, said the government portal.
He stressed that all miners will be paid full salary for the period of downtime.
Management of coal enterprises were ordered to strengthen security measures, in particular to provide temperature screening of workers, but the outbreak could not be avoided, said the Sasin.
Representatives of the Ministry of health noted that most of the miners carry the disease in a mild form. In the region initiated mass testing, added the Agency.
For June 6-7 in Poland found 1151 new case COVID-19, of which 676 had on Silesia. Most cases of miners and their families, says the Agency PAP.
Since the beginning of the epidemic in Poland ill 26 780 people, 1161 died.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Everything in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University, ill more than 7 million people, more than 403 thousand of them died.