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30.07.2021|Government

The government set new limits for events and activities that lack infection control

Stenbock House, 30 July 2021 – Today, at an e-session, the government approved an order reinstating the obligation to wear a mask on public transport from 2 August and reduce the maximum number of participants allowed at events and activities without infection control from 9 August; in future,...
29.07.2021|Government

The Government supported the imposition of stricter measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus

Stenbock House, 29 July 2021 – At today’s cabinet meeting, the government made a decision in principle to lower the limit on participants in events and activities that lack infection control from 9 August. The changes will also apply to catering establishments. In addition, the obligation to wear a...
29.07.2021|Government

Risk of coronavirus outbreak rose to the orange or high level

Stenbock House, 29 July 2021 – Due to the spread of the coronavirus, the risk level in Estonia has increased from yellow, or medium level, to orange, or high level, and the Government took note of the change in the risk level at today’s cabinet meeting. The orange risk level means that...
26.07.2021|Government

Government approves order reducing the number of people allowed to attend uncontrolled public events and activities

Stenbock House, 26 July 2021 – At its session held today by means of telecommunication, the Government of the Republic adopted amendments to the order, agreed upon at the Cabinet meeting on Thursday, to reduce the maximum number of participants in both indoor and outdoor events and activities...
22.07.2021|Government

Government to reduce the number of people allowed to attend unsupervised public events and activities

Stenbock House, 22 July 2021 – At today’s Cabinet meeting, the Government decided to reduce the limit on the number of participants in events and activities both indoors and outdoors that are not subject to infection controls, in order to limit the spread of COVID-19. From 2 August, events and...
15.07.2021|Government

Government changed the rules of self-isolation and testing upon arrival in Estonia

Stenbock House, 15 July 2021 – At a cabinet meeting, the government discussed and approved amendments to orders regulating the requirements for self-isolation and testing valid upon arrival in Estonia based on the recommendations of the European Union. As of Monday, it is allowed to arrive in...
15.07.2021|Government

Estonia donates 400,000 doses of vaccine to sub-Saharan Africa

Stenbock House, 15 July 2021 – The government decided today that Estonia will donate 400,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to the countries located in sub-Saharan Africa to fight the coronavirus pandemic. In mid-June, the government decided to donate a total of 800,000 doses of vaccine. The...
15.07.2021|Government

The risk level of the spread of the coronavirus increased to yellow

Stenbock House, 15 July 2021 – The risk level of the spread of the coronavirus, which had fallen to the green (low) level in Estonia before the midsummer holidays, rose again to the yellow (medium) level. The government noted the change in the risk level at today’s cabinet meeting. The yellow risk...
09.07.2021|Government

Foreigners arriving in Estonia from third countries will be required to take a coronavirus test

Stenbock House, 7 July 2021 – Today, at an online cabinet meeting, the Government approved an order pursuant to which foreigners from countries with a high risk of infection outside the European Union can enter Estonia only if they take a coronavirus test before arriving in Estonia and the result...
22.06.2021|Government

The occupancy rule will be removed from the COVID-19 restrictions tomorrow

Stenbock House, 22 June 2021– Today, the government approved the decision to abolish the 50 per cent occupancy requirement applicable to indoor spaces. The change will take effect tomorrow. Pursuant to the decision of the government, the occupancy requirement concerning indoor activities and...

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