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Estonia introduced additional restrictions due to the pandemic

In Estonia, additional restrictions are introduced to contain the coronavirus.

As prescribed by the Estonian government, no more people can be present at the same time in sales and service rooms of shops, as well as in-service and service rooms of service providers, than the 50% occupancy of these premises requires. At the same time, people must observe the “2 + 2” rule, that is, move a maximum of two, keeping from the others at a distance of two meters.

It is allowed to stay in catering establishments, entertainment venues, and places for public events until 22:00.

From 22:00 to 06:00, catering establishments, entertainment establishments, and places for holding public events, in which there are no stationary seats for spectators, must be closed for visiting. Catering establishments are allowed to sell food to customers or provide courier and transport services for the delivery of food.

In addition, private events are not permitted in any of the above locations. The requirements for social and sports events, as well as other types of active leisure, are the same, the government emphasizes.

In Estonia, with a population of 1.3 million, as of Saturday, since the beginning of the epidemic, about 499.5 thousand primary tests for coronavirus have been made, of which 13 939 were positive (2.8%). The cumulative incidence over the past 14 days was 366.37 cases per 100,000 people. There are 224 people in hospitals with COVID-19, 11 of whom are on artificial lung ventilation. In total, 125 people with a diagnosis of have died in since the beginning of the epidemic.



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