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06.08.2020|Government

Government supports restriction on sale of alcohol in Tartu County

Stenbock House, 6 August 2020 – At its cabinet meeting today, the government decided to support the introduction of a restriction by the Police and Border Guard Board on the sale of alcohol in catering and entertainment establishments in Tartu County. The government supports the introduction...
06.08.2020|Government

The cabinet supports the organisation of the WRC rally and Ironman competition

Stenbock House, 6 August 2020 – The government discussed measures that will allow WRC Rally Estonia on 4–6 September as well as the Ironman international competition on 5 September to be held. The Minister of Culture Tõnis Lukas stated that in order to successfully and safely organise major...
30.07.2020|Government

The government is harmonising restrictions on entertainment venues and sporting events

Stenbock House, 30 July 2020 – The government has decided to lift the restriction on the number of visitors to casinos, slot machine halls, nightclubs, hookah cafés, adult clubs, outdoor recreational activities and hobby education, outdoor sporting and training, and sports events with effect from...
30.07.2020|Government

Estonia and Latvia plan to jointly develop an offshore wind farm

Stenbock House, 30 July 2020 – Today, the government supported the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Estonia and Latvia by Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas, with which the two countries plan to develop a joint wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. According to...
21.07.2020|Government

Prime Minister Ratas: Estonia did unexpectedly well at the EU budget negotiations

Brussels, Belgium 21 July 2020 – according to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, the heads of state and government of the European Union reached a historic agreement on the next long-term budget for 2021–2027 and the economic recovery plan on the fifth day of negotiations. The budget and recovery measures...
16.07.2020|Government

The government has renewed the validity of the order regulating quarantine

Stenbock House, 16 July 2020 – During a telecommunications session, the government renewed the quarantine requirements applicable to people diagnosed with COVID-19 and people living with them or permanently staying in the same place of residence, with a new term of 30 September 2020. As...
13.07.2020|Government

The Government will allow more visitors to attend public events as of the middle of July

Stenbock House, 9 July 2020 – Today, the government decided to relieve the restrictions currently in force for public gatherings, events, and sports competitions as of 15 July and to increase the permitted number of visitors. As of the middle of July, up to 2,000 visitors are allowed to attend...
06.07.2020|Government

The government will re-open the borders for labour migration and learning mobility

Stenbock House, 6 July 2020 – Today, based on the recommendations of the Council of the European Union, the government decided to open the Estonian border to residents of 14 low-infection countries outside the European Union, and approved the conditions for entering Estonia for work and study...
30.06.2020|Government

Panel of experts: supporting of the economy must be well thought through and forward-looking

Stenbock House, Tallinn, 29 June 2020 – A panel of experts tasked with advising the government on the issues of restarting the economy assembled for their first session today. The experts admitted that even though there are already some positive signs of economic progress, it is still not fully...
25.06.2020|Government

The fourth wave of the monitoring study by the University of Tartu that was presented to the Government did not identify any positive COVID-19 cases

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 25 June 2020 – The results of the fourth wave of the monitoring study by the University of Tartu that were presented to Members of the Government today did not identify any persons infected with the coronavirus. The fourth wave of the monitoring study was conducted...

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