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25.09.2020|Government

The Government is simplifying cross-border travel with Latvia, Lithuania and Finland

Stenbock House, 25 September 2020 – As of Monday, the Government will relieve, in justified cases, the obligation for self-isolation for people arriving from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland, in order to simplify cross-border travel within the common economic space. Pursuant to the current...
24.09.2020|Government

The government will limit the audience capacity at public meetings, events, and sports competitions

Stenbock House, 24 September 2020 – Due to the spread of the coronavirus, the government has decided to tighten the restrictions on public meetings, public events, and sports competitions from next Tuesday and to reduce the audience capacity at indoor events. From 29 September, up to 750...
22.09.2020|Government

Joint statement of the Government: We must make collective efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 22 September 2020 – Considering the sharp increase in the spread of the coronavirus in Estonia, the Government encourages people to act cautiously. ‘Being worried about the public health, epidemiological situation, society, economy, healthcare, social system and the...
17.09.2020|Government

SPECIAL MESSAGE: The government imposes a nationwide ban on late-night alcohol sales from 25 September

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 17 September 2020 – the government approved a nationwide restriction on the sale of alcohol, which will take effect on the night of 24/25 September at 12 a.m. Late-night alcohol sales will be forbidden from 12 a.m. to 10 a.m. in all points of sale where alcohol is sold for...
11.09.2020|Government

In the case of Finland, Latvia and Lithuania, Estonia raised the infection rate to 25, until which point it is not necessary to practice self-quarantine when coming from these countries

Stenbock House, 11 September 2020 – The government raised the infection rate to 25 for Finland, Latvia and Lithuania, starting from which people arriving from those countries will be subject to a self-quarantine period of 14 days. The reduction will enter into force on Monday, 14 September....
10.09.2020|Government

With the government decision, all employees and visitors to nursing homes must wear protective masks

Stenbock House, 10 September 2020 – The government approved the decision requiring nursing home staff and visitors to wear protective masks. The requirement to wear masks shall enter into force on Monday, 14 September. ‘We currently find ourselves in an epidemiological situation in Estonia...
03.09.2020|Government

The government extended the measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in the culture sector

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 3 September 2020 – Today, the government approved a decision to partially change the requirements for applicants in the field of music and film. The Ministry of Culture wishes to open an additional call for applications to alleviate the effects of the coronavirus crisis in...
03.09.2020|Government

Government equalises conditions for entry into the country by members of the Estonian Meistriliiga

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 3 September 2020 – The government equalised the rules for all Estonian Meistriliiga members entering Estonia, regardless of citizenship. The government has introduced a special rule that permits third-country athletes, coaches and team members who have an employment...
28.08.2020|Government

The police will restrict late-night alcohol sales in Tartu, Harju, Põlva, Valga, and Võru counties

As of tomorrow, 29. August, the police will restrict late-night alcohol sales in Harjumaa and as of Monday, 31 August, also in Põlva, Valga, and Võru counties. The police will also continue to restrict late-night alcohol sales in Tartu County. By order of the head of the North prefecture,...
28.08.2020|Government

Government members approved the exceptions for travel restrictions

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 28 August 2020 – Government members approved a conceptual decision to continue with the current air travel restrictions for countries where the COVID-19 infection rate has been 25 or higher per 100,000 people in the last 14 days. Exceptions to these restrictions were...

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