Poland’s new education minister tests positive for COVID, swearing-in postponed

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland rescheduled a ceremony at which the president was to confirm new ministers on Monday, after the incoming education minister said he had tested positive for coronavirus.

Przemyslaw Czarnek, 43, announced he had been infected ahead of an event at the presidential palace, where President Andrzej Duda was due to confirm the cabinet line-up after a government reshuffle announced last week.

“I was tested this morning due to a headache so as not to expose the President, the cabinet and other participants in today’s events. I feel good. Don’t underestimate the symptoms,” Czarnek, said in a tweet posted on Monday.

The ceremony was moved to Tuesday, Presidential spokesman Blazej Spychalski told public television.

Health authorities said that anyone who had contact with Czarnek between Oct. 2 and Oct. 5 would have to self-isolate.

The government spokesman said on Twitter that those people included Deputy Prime Minister Jacek

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Poland’s incoming education minister tests positive for coronavirus

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s incoming education minister said on Monday he had tested positive for coronavirus, as new cases in Poland have continued to reach records over the past week.

Przemyslaw Czarnek, 43, announced he had been infected ahead of an event at the presidential palace, where President Andrzej Duda was expected to confirm new ministers after a government reshuffle announced last week.

“I was tested this morning due to a headache so as not to expose the President, the cabinet and other participants in today’s events. I feel good. Don’t underestimate the symptoms,” Czarnek, said in a tweet posted on Monday.

Poland on Saturday reached a record of new daily coronavirus infections. As of Monday, Poland had a total of 102,080 confirmed cases and 2,659 deaths.

“We do not expect the situation to change drastically in the coming days. We will likely be observing results at the level of

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“Nonsense about some human rights”. Meet Poland’s new education minister

“Let’s quit discussing these LGBT abominations, homosexuality, bisexuality, equality parades” – Przemysław Czarnek said a few months ago. First as a voivode, and then as Law and Justice lawmaker, he often discussed the topic of sexual orientation in the media. What he practically never talked about were science and education – the issues he will now be dealing with as minister.

Przemysław Czarnek will stand at the helm of the newly merged ministries of education and science, and starting October 1, he will work as a professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. He was promoted in August by the former rector of the school. The ongoing disciplinary action over Czarnek’s words on LGBT people wasn’t an obstacle. Which words exactly?

“Nonsense about some human rights”

“Let’s protect families from this sort of degeneration, corruption, absolutely immoral conduct, let’s protect ourselves from the LGBT ideology and let’s

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