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07.04.2020|Government

The Government Office is heading the preparation of the coping and exit strategy of the COVID-19 crisis

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 6 April 2020 – The presentation of the first draft of the coping and exit plan of the COVID-19 crisis prepared under the leadership of the Government Office to the government committee is planned to take place on 14 April. The planning group developing the plan was...
06.04.2020|Government

The coronavirus information campaign calls for responsibility

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 6 April 2020 – In order to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the state has launched a social responsibility campaign “You go out – You spread the virus. Stay home!” (“Lähed välja – levitad viirust. Püsi kodus!”) that calls on the Estonian people to prevent the...
03.04.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: More stringent rules for care homes during the emergency situation

Stenbock House, April 3, 2020 – the person in charge of the emergency situation, Mr Jüri Ratas signed an order to protect people from COVID-19 infection at care homes. People receiving 24h special care service and a general care service are not allowed to leave the territory of the care home until...
03.04.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: The number of people in sales and service halls must be monitored and disinfectants must be made available

Tallinn, Stenbock House, April 3, 2020 - Today, the person in charge of the emergency situation, Jüri Ratas, signed an order according to which all sales and service halls that are open to people must be equipped with disinfectants. In order to comply with the 2 + 2 rule, the store or service venue...
03.04.2020|Government

The person in charge of the emergency situation will hold video conferences with all Estonian local governments

Stenbock House, April 3 – the person in charge of the emergency situation, Mr Jüri Ratas will hold over a next few weeks video conferences with all 79 heads of Estonian local governments, local GPs or hospital representatives, in order to discuss the joint fight against the coronavirus. Today, the...
02.04.2020|Government

The government approved the draft legislation related to the control of COVID-19

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 2 April 2020 – Today, the government approved and will submit to the Riigikogu the draft legislation consolidating the amendments to the law developed for the implementation of COVID-19 control measures. It is planned to submit the draft legislation to the Riigikogu along...
02.04.2020|Government

Government has handed the Riigikogu draft legislation of the supplementary budget to support the economy

Stenbock House, 2 April – Government approved the supplementary budget act and submitted it to the Riigikogu. The focus of the supplementary budget is to quickly support Estonian workers and entrepreneurs and alleviate the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus. “We are supporting those...
01.04.2020|Government

The government will present a supplementary budget on Thursday

Stenbock House, April 1 2020 - The Cabinet discussed a draft supplementary budget for 2020 to fund measures to stimulate the economy and the labour market. On Thursday, the Minister of Finance will submit draft amendments to the supplementary budget and to the related laws to the government session...
31.03.2020|Government

Science Council: COVID-19 infections must be kept to a minimum

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 31 March 2020 – According to the COVID-19 Science Council, the measures taken by Estonia to control the spread of the virus have been effective and the number of new cases has remained stable, similar to the Nordic countries. In order to make sure that the hospital system...
31.03.2020|Government

An Estonian respirator manufacturer sends all its production to Estonia

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 31 March 2020 – the Government Office signed an agreement with an Estonian business guaranteeing 50,000 FFP3 respirators a week for half a year from mid-April. The factory is making preparations to double production to produce up to 100,000 masks a week for the country...

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