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25.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 25 August: nineteen new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours 

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 1,186 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with nineteen new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results in the last 24 hours came from Ida-Viru County (thirteen cases). Three new infection cases were added to Harju County and one case each to Lääne-Viru County and Hiiumaa. In one case, the place of residence of the person who tested positive was not specified in the population register.  More than...
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24.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 24 August: three new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 320 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with three new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, all three positive test results came from Ida-Viru County. In one case the individual who was infected was a close contact of a person who had caught the infection from the Estonia Mine outbreak. In the remaining two cases, the origins of the infection are still being investigated. More than thirty cases are related to the two outbreaks in Ida-Viru...
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23.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 23 August: seven new positive test results have been added in the last 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 454 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with seven new positive test results being added. Based on the data in the population register, five positive test results came from Ida-Viru County, one from Harju County (from Tallinn), and one from Tartu County. The new Tartu County coronavirus case is a close contact of an individual who had already tested positive. In the case of the person from Harju County who tested positive, the origin of the infection is currently unknown. Four of the...
21.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 21 August: seventeen new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours 

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 896 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with seventeen new positive test results being added.  Based on the data in the population register, three positive test results came from Harju County (two of which were from Tallinn), one from Tartu County (from the city of Tartu), one from Võru County, one from Pärnu County, nine from Ida-Viru County and, in the case of two individuals who tested positive, a place of residence was not registered in the population register.  In one of...
19.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 19 August: seven new positive test results have been added in the last 24 hours 

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 1,162 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with seven new positive test results being added.  Based on the data in the population register, four positive test results came from Harju County (three of which were from Tallinn) and three from Tartu County (all from the city of Tartu).  Two of those new Harju County coronavirus cases are close contacts of a person who had already tested positive, while the circumstances surrounding the remaining two cases are still being...
18.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 18 August: eight new positive test results have been added in the last 24 hours 

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 1,278 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with eight new positive test results being added.  Based on the data in the population register, four positive test results came from Harju County (all of which were from Tallinn), one from Tartu County (from the city of Tartu), and three from Ida-Viru County.   Two of those new coronavirus cases which come from Ida-Viru County are close contacts of a person who had already previously tested positive. In one case the origin of the...
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15.08.2020

Health Board: we are working to make sure that the races of the South Estonia Rally and Rally Estonia can be held safely

On 15 August, Aleks Lesk wrote in the Postimees newspaper that absurd decisions being taken by the Health Board were alienating Estonians from rally racing. The article was critical in tone and reading it leaves an impression that the Health Board has established unreasonable restrictions on the organisers of the South Estonia Rally. For example, the article includes the following statement: ‘At first, the city stage of the rally in Võru was prohibited, and then it was announced that 6,000 spectators would be accepted, and finally it was decided that only an audience of 1,650 people would be...
15.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 15 August: seven new positive test results have been added in the last 24 hours 

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 1,238 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with seven new positive test results being added.  Based on the data in the population register, three positive test results came from Harju County (two of which were from Tallinn), one from Tartu County (from the city of Tartu), one from Ida-Viru County, one from Põlva County, and one from Pärnu County. In one of the added cases the person who was infected is a close contact of cases which had already been identified and, in one case, the...
14.08.2020

COVID-19 blog, 14 August: three new positive test results have been added in the last 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 1,451 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, with three new positive test results being added.  Based on the data in the population register, two positive test results came from Harju County (both of which were from Tallinn) and one from Tartu County. The origins of the infection are still being investigated.  As of the morning of 14 August, eight people in Estonia are being treated in hospital due to coronavirus, with no patients on a ventilator. There have been no new deaths in...
13.08.2020

COVID-19 blog 13 August: There were no positive COVID-19 test results in last 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen a total of 1,193 initial tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19, but none of them have shown any positive results. As of the morning of 13 August, eight people in Estonia are being treated in hospital due to coronavirus, with one patient on a ventilator. There have been no new deaths in the past 24 hours. Coronavirus has claimed the lives of a total of 63 people in Estonia. As of today, hospitals have closed a total of 396 cases relating to COVID-19 which involved 383 people. A total of 1,976 people have...

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