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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....
11.09.2020|Government

Ratas: Denmark is a close friend of ours who contributes to the security of Estonia and NATO as a whole

Stenbock House, 11 September 2020 – At a meeting with his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas emphasised that Estonia highly values the close friendship with Denmark and its contribution to the security of Estonia and NATO as a whole. At the meeting, Prime Minister...
10.09.2020|Government

Accreditation information: The Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen will visit Estonia

Stenbock House, 10 September 2020 - the Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen will visit Estonia, together with the Prime Minister Jüri Ratas they will visit the NATO Battle Group (Enhanced Forward Presence, eFP) at Tapa and greet the Danish Defense Forces serving there, on Friday, 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

The government started negotiations on the state budget and the state budget strategy

Stenbock House, 3 September 2020 – At a cabinet meeting, the government began discussions on the next year’s state budget and the state budget strategy for 2021–2024. “This year has been very extraordinary due to the spread of the coronavirus. In order to alleviate the economic downturn caused...
03.09.2020|Government

A government committee was formed to organise the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the restoration of independence

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 3 September 2020 – The government decided to form a government committee, chaired by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, for the organisation of the 30th anniversary of the restoration of Estonia’s independence. The aim of the committee is to make preparations for a memorable and...
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...
01.09.2020|Government

The prime minister is hospitalised

Stenbock House, 1 September 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is in hospital after an operation performed on him at the North Estonia Medical Centre yesterday. According to the doctors of the North Estonia Medical Centre, the prime minister’s state of health is improving and he will be...

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