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21.10.2021|Government

Government approves orders for new COVID-19 control measures

The government has approved two orders setting out Tuesday’s decisions on stopping the spread of coronavirus. The first order approved by the government allows, from Monday, only those who have been fully vaccinated against or who have contracted and recovered from COVID-19 to take part in...
20.10.2021|Government

The government is issuing an order to break infection chains in schools and hobby education more efficiently

The government approved in principle the decision that a student who comes into close contact with a person infected with COVID-19 at school must take a PCR test not sooner than on the fourth day after the contact. Even a student without symptoms must remain at home until the result of the PCR test...
Government agrees on new COVID-19 crisis resolution measures
20.10.2021|Government

Government agrees on new COVID-19 crisis resolution measures

Today, the Government agreed, in principle, on new control measures and support to help the overwhelmed hospitals and better contain the epidemic spread of the coronavirus. Additional control measures will be established temporarily from Monday, 25 October to 10 January 2022. The obligation to...
15.10.2021|Government

The government set out the rights of vaccinated people who have received an additional dose

The government amended three orders to extend the exceptions for vaccinated people to those who have received an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Exceptions to isolation, testing, participation in events, and crossing the state border will be extended to people who have been vaccinated with an...
Based on the current infection rate, the risk of the spread of coronavirus has risen in Estonia to the highest (red) level
14.10.2021|Government

Coronavirus risk level in Estonia raised to very high

Based on the current infection rate, the risk of the spread of coronavirus has risen in Estonia to the highest (red) level. According to the COVID risk matrix, there is a very high risk of the spread of the virus if the average infection rate over the preceding seven days is 1000 or more people per...
State to provide support to nursing homes with high rates of vaccination
07.10.2021|Government

State to provide support to nursing homes with high rates of vaccination

The government has approved a proposal of the Ministry of Social Affairs to provide financial support to social welfare institutions according to the vaccination rate among their employees and the provision of booster shots to residents. Prime Minister Kaja Kallas says that with the COVID...
01.10.2021|Government

The government will establish an exception for the performers of the Golden Mask Theatre Festival

The government established an exception from the obligation of self-isolation for the creative staff participating in the international theatre festival Golden Mask in Estonia 2021. The theatre festival is planned for 5–26 October in Tallinn, Narva, and Kohtla-Järve. The organisers of the festival...
Coronavirus risk level increases to above-average in Estonia
30.09.2021|Government

Coronavirus risk level increases to above-average in Estonia

The government took under advisement today the increase in the coronavirus risk level in Estonia, based on the current infection rate, from average to above-average, or medium-risk to high-risk (yellow to orange) under the COVID traffic light system. According to the COVID risk matrix, there is a...
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27.09.2021|Government

Amendments concerning COVID-19 regulations on travelling and in-school hobby education for minors

The government has specified the COVID-19 regulation in connection with crossing the state border and the imposition of the self-isolation requirement for children, minors, and those turning 19 during the current academic year. The updated requirements concern entering Estonia from high-risk...
The travel-related regulation for COVID control measures relating to minors will change
24.09.2021|Government

The travel-related regulation for COVID control measures relating to minors will change

Stenbock House, 23 September 2021 – The government has specified the COVID regulation in connection with crossing the state border and the imposition of self-isolation for children, minors, and those turning 19 during the current academic year. The updated requirements concern entering Estonia from...

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