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 2021-10-15 16:03 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Study: Covid waste-water levels rise everywhere, highest in Ida-Viru County...

Coronavirus traces in wastewater across Estonia are continuing to rise, according to a recent study conducted on a weekly basis, with Ida-Viru County showing particularly high readings....

 2021-10-15 13:00 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Government press service refuses to disclose source of Kallas proposals...

Even though Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) said that her controversial proposals for new coronavirus measures came from a group of experts, the government's communication bureau has been unable to give ERR a straight answer in terms of the group&...

 2021-10-15 12:21 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Kiik does not support Kallas' tougher coronavirus measures...

Minister of Health and Labor Tanel Kiik (Center) told ERR in an interview that he does not support PM Kaja Kallas' tougher coronavirus restrictions. The minister shed light on differences of opinion between Center and Reform when it comes to solving t...

 2021-10-15 11:03 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Reform presents Center with its coronavirus proposals...

The Reform Party adds five proposals for containing the coronavirus and promoting vaccination to those of Center Party....

 2021-10-15 08:53 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Former Health Board department leader: No quick fix to vaccination slowdown...

There is no quick fix to the apparent stalling of Estonia's vaccination program, neither in the form of stick, or of carrot, a former Health Board (Terviseamet) departmental director says. Even offering inducements to getting vaccinated requires clari...

 2021-10-15 07:51 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Center Party publishes its six coronavirus proposals...

The Center Party's coalition delegation has submitted six proposals to its partner-in-government Reform, which it says will help keep society open and increase the percentage of vaccinated people. The proposals include paying compensation for getting ...

 2021-10-15 07:42 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 349 hospitalized patients, six deaths...

As of Friday morning, 349 coronavirus patients are being treated in hospitals. 217 (62.2 percent) of them are unvaccinated and 132 (37.8 percent) are vaccinated....

 2021-10-15 07:24 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Interest in booster doses inconsistent nationwide...

In the month of October, a total of 48,000 people were given an opportunity to get a third dose of the coronavirus, but interest for the booster doses has been inconsistent....

 2021-10-15 06:01 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Hospital chief: One vaccinated person has needed intensive care in PERH...

Many serious cases of COVID-19 could be prevented if people just got vaccinated, chief of medicine at the North Estonia Medical Center (PERH) and scientific council member Peep Talving told ERR on Thursday evening....

 2021-10-14 15:59 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

12 million of 2022 state budget to combat remote-learning side-effects...

An additional 12 million has been earmarked in the 2022 state budget bill, currently being processed at the Riigikogu. The money will be used to mitigate the effects of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-14 13:18 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Prime minister: PPA to crack-down on businesses flaunting covid rules...

The Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) is to crack down on entertainment businesses who intentionally fail to comply with current coronavirus restrictions, primarily the requirement to check customers' coronavirus vaccination certification, Prime Min...

 2021-10-14 09:55 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Family physician: The government should not act on emotions...

Family physician Eero Merilind said in an interview with ERR that doctors need far more money to hire additional staff to restart the vaccination process. The doctor prefers persuasion in getting people to get vaccinated as the use of restrictions is not ...

 2021-10-14 09:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

EKRE, SDE call for clearer government communication...

The government needs to be clearer in its communication around coronavirus, vaccination and restrictions, members of opposition parties EKRE and the Social Democrats (SDE) said on Thursday....

 2021-10-14 08:29 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Spread of coronavirus in Estonia has reached very high level...

The government announced on Thursday, October 14, that the spread of the coronavirus in Estonia has now reached the highest level of risk on the national COVID-19 risk matrix....

 2021-10-14 07:57 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 342 hospitalized patients, 1,060 cases, five deaths...

As of Thursday morning, 342 patients with coronavirus are being treated in the hospital - a jump from 272 yesterday. Data from the Health Board shows 1,060 new cases were confirmed....

 2021-10-14 06:32 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Karis' meeting with Latvian president canceled after positive covid test...

President Alar Karis' first meeting with a head of state has been canceled after Latvian President Eglis Levits tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday....

 2021-10-14 06:32 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Karis' meetings with Latvian and Finnish presidents canceled due to Covid...

President Alar Karis' first meeting with heads of state has been canceled after Latvian President Egils Levits tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday and Finnish President Sauli Niinist is isolating....

 2021-10-13 12:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health minister: We are considering additional motivators for the elderly...

Minister of Health and Labor Tanel Kiik (Center) said the government is considering additional vaccination motivators, especially when it comes to the elderly. He said many of Social Democratic MP Jevgeni Ossinovski's proposals have already been imple...

 2021-10-13 10:47 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: Infections among elderly causing hospitalizations to spike...

Both the total number and the infection rate per 100,000 people is highest among school children, especially those aged 10-14. The number of patients requiring hospitalization is growing, largely because of the increased number of elderly patients, the He...

 2021-10-13 10:19 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Prime minister distances from Tuesday's statements regarding restrictions...

Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) told Vikerraadio on Tuesday that the government is discussing the possibilities of recovering medical costs from unvaccinated people and moving them down scheduled treatment queues, but she distanced herself from the pr...

 2021-10-13 07:32 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 272 hospitalized patients, 1,228 new cases, two deaths...

As of Wednesday morning, 272 patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 1,228 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. Of the hospitalized patients, 213 (67.4 percent) are unvaccinated and 103 (32.6 percen...

 2021-10-13 06:21 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health minister opposes additional restrictions for unvaccinated people...

Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) said on Tuesday that she supports implementing additional restrictions on unvaccinated people, such as moving unvaccinated people down the queue in case scheduled treatments are limited. Minister of Health and Labor Tan...

 2021-10-12 14:51 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Registration of new .ee domains continues to grow at a significant pace...

While the growth in new .ee domain registrations clearly jumped to a higher than earlier, due in part to the coronavirus, this year's results are clearer still, with total growth in registry size reported at 8.8 percent, the Estonian Internet Foundati...

 2021-10-12 11:42 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health minister opposes additional coronavirus recovery certificate...

Health minister Tanel Kiik (Center) opposes creating an additional category of coronavirus certification for those who have recovered from the virus and who as a result have anti-bodies present in their system, but who had not ever had a polymerase chain ...

 2021-10-12 11:14 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tartu University Hospital limits planned treatments as covid numbers rise...

Tartu University Hospital, the largest health care provider in Estonia, is limiting planned treatments amid rising coronavirus numbers....

 2021-10-12 08:39 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Scientific council supports stricter restrictions for unvaccinated people...

Professor of virology and chief of the government's scientific council Irja Lutsar said the council supports significantly stricter restrictions for unvaccinated people. A proposal will also be made to the government to give people with antibodies a s...

 2021-10-12 08:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Doctors, politicians: 'Vaccination is only way out of coronavirus crisis'...

While doctors and politicians say the only way out of the coronavirus crisis is by vaccination, the rate has almost come to a standstill over recent weeks. Hospitals have started restricting scheduled treatment....

 2021-10-12 07:48 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 290 hospitalized covid patients, 1,260 new cases, two deaths...

On Tuesday morning, 290 coronavirus patients were receiving treatment in hospital and 1,260 new cases were diagnosed during the last day, the Health Board (Terviseamet) said. There were two more deaths....

 2021-10-12 06:42 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Politicians doubt need for new tourism sector wage support measures...

The government does not yet see the need for new wage support measures for Estonia's tourism industry, Minister of Enterprise Andres Sutt (Reform) said on Monday....

 2021-10-11 17:32 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

No new restrictions planned due to low number of covid patients...

There will be between 1,500-1,700 new daily cases of coronavirus by the end of the month, the Health Board has forecast. But there will only be 450 patients in hospital....

 2021-10-11 14:52 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Coronavirus round-up: October 4-10...

Last week, there were 6,455 cases of coronavirus diagnosed across Estonia compared to 4,965 the week before. There were 37 deaths....

 2021-10-11 09:26 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Virologist: Third doses for elderly should move at a faster pace...

Virologist Andres Merits told Vikerradio's morning program on Monday that the third coronavirus vaccine doses need to be injected at a faster pace for the elderly, especially bearing in mind the impending school half-term break....

 2021-10-11 07:34 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 272 hospitalized patients, 727 new cases, six deaths...

As of Monday morning, 272 patients are being treated in hospitals across Estonia and 727 new cases were recorded in the last day, data from the Health Board shows. Of the hospitalized patients, 185 (67.8 percent) are unvaccinated and 88 (32.2 percent) are...

 2021-10-10 12:59 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

'Olukorrast riigis': Politicians afraid to decide...

Continued deterioration of the coronavirus crisis and high energy prices speak of politicians' reluctance to make unpopular but necessary decisions," hosts of "Olukorrast riigis" Hindrek Riikoja and Indrek Lepik found....

 2021-10-10 08:52 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

255 people hospitalized with COVID-19...

As of Sunday morning, 205 people need hospital treatment for symptomatic COVID-19. A total of 255 patients with the coronavirus have been hospitalized of whom two-thirds have not been vaccinated....

 2021-10-09 13:10 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tourism sector calls for new wage support measures...

Sectors hit hard by the slow recovery of tourism are hoping the government will reintroduce wage support measures. As the rate of COVID-19 is rising in Estonia, the number of tourists is expected to fall in the coming months....

 2021-10-09 08:24 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Latvia declares three-month state of emergency to fight coronavirus...

A national state of emergency will be declared for three months from Monday (October 11) in Latvia to fight coronavirus, the government decided on Friday. Additional restrictions will be introduced....

 2021-10-09 08:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Health Board: 242 hospitalized covid patients, 1,068 cases, three deaths...

On Saturday, 242 patients are being treated for coronavirus in hospital and 1,068 new cases were confirmed during the last day, the Health Board said. Three people died....

 2021-10-09 07:25 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Tartu University Hospital's work seriously disrupted due to coronavirus...

Tartu University Hospital said on Friday their normal operating rhythm has been severely disrupted. Two of four adult intensive care units have now been converted into COVID-19 units....

 2021-10-09 06:40 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

ECDC recommends 'stricter entry restrictions' for Baltic states...

Estonia has one of the highest rates of coronavirus in Europe and the EU's health agency is recommending tighter travel restrictions be applied....

 2021-10-09 06:40 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

ECDC recommends stricter entry restrictions for Estonia, Baltic states...

Estonia has one of the highest rates of coronavirus in Europe and the EU's health agency is recommending tighter travel restrictions be applied....

 2021-10-09 05:45 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Travel restrictions for arrivals to Estonia from October 11...

Nine European countries will be on Estonia's green list from Monday, October 11....

 2021-10-09 05:25 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Wastewater coronavirus level rising across Estonia...

The amount of coronavirus in wastewater continues to spread across Estonia and is highest in Ida-Viru County and the south, results of the University of Tartu's latest study show....

 2021-10-08 14:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Less than one percent of coronavirus vaccine doses result in side-effects...

Cases of adverse side effects and other negative outcomes have been registered in 0.37 percent of coronavirus vaccine doses, the State Agency of Medicines (Raviamet) says....

 2021-10-08 14:17 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Fewer than one percent of coronavirus vaccine doses result in side-effects...

Cases of adverse side effects and other negative outcomes have been registered in 0.37 percent of coronavirus vaccine doses, the State Agency of Medicines (Raviamet) says....

 2021-10-08 12:18 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Expert: Coronavirus picture similar to that in March or April...

Vaccinated people are three times less likely to get infected with the coronavirus, and eight times less likely to need hospital treatment as a result of the virus, board member at Tartu University Clinic Joel Starkopf said....

 2021-10-08 11:42 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Court grants injunction giving unvaccinated individuals vaccinated status...

A court has issued interim injunctions which grant to specific unvaccinated individuals the same status as vaccinated persons. The injunction is temporary, and only pertains to those who successfully applied to the court, in relation to two government ord...

 2021-10-08 10:31 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Frozen healthcare officials need to do something...

Provided the latest wave of the coronavirus does not subside, the government will eventually cave to pressure from hospitals and start restricting the daily lives of vaccinated people. Because, by then, it will be the only way to demonstrate that efforts ...

 2021-10-08 09:43 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Visa applications down by five times during the coronavirus crisis...

Estonian representations handling visa applications issued almost five times as few visas last year than in 2019....

 2021-10-08 09:43 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Visa applications down five-fold during coronavirus crisis...

Estonian representations handling visa applications issued almost five times as few visas last year than in 2019....

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