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17.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: The Government approved the list of restrictions and easing of restrictions in force after the end of the emergency situation

Tallinn, Stenbock House, May 17, 2020 – As the emergency situation comes to an end at midnight of May 18, the Government approved four orders during the e-sessions of the Government yesterday, confirming restrictions and easing of restrictions in force after the end of the emergency situation. As...
16.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: The emergency situation will come to an end at midnight of May 18, the restrictions will be eased gradually

Tallinn, May 16, 2020 – The Government held an e-session to approve the end of the emergency situation in Estonia by the end of the day of Sunday, May 17. Therefore, the respective orders issued by the Government and the person in charge of the emergency situation are repealed. The restrictions...
15.05.2020|Government

The Government agreed on an additional plan to ease restrictions after the emergency situation

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 14 May 2020 – At today’s cabinet meeting, members of the government agreed on an additional plan to gradually ease the restrictions imposed during the emergency situation. Special conditions remain in force even with the easing of restrictions. Depending on the...
14.05.2020|Government

The Government supported the joint statement of the Baltic Republics for the improved protection of the health of the people following the opening of shared borders

Stenbock House, 14 May 2020 – The Government approved a joint statement of the Ministers of Health of the Baltic Republics on the protection of public health in order to control the spread of COVID-19 in connection with the lifting of travel restrictions in the Baltic Republics. ‘The...
14.05.2020|Government

SPECIAL NOTICE: The head of the emergency situation has ended restrictions on movement at Raatuse residence hall

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 14 May 2020 – The head of the emergency situation, Jüri Ratas, repealed the order, by which the Raatuse 22 residence hall, located in Tartu, had been closed in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak. Ratas repealed the order because the outbreak in the dormitory has ended...
14.05.2020|Government

The Government authorised the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications to decide on the restrictions on airline traffic to prevent the spreading of COVID-19

Stenbock House, 14 May 2020 – At today’s cabinet meeting, the Government authorised the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs to decide on airline traffic operations based on the state of public health and the prevalence of COVID-19 in...
14.05.2020|Government

The Government extended Aab’s duties as the central procurer of personal protective equipment until the end of the year

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 14 May 2020 – The Government decided today to extend the duties of Jaak Aab as the central procurer of personal protective equipment until 31 December 2020. The Minister of Public Administration must procure personal protective equipment centrally, and organise the...
13.05.2020|Government

Ratas: We wish to work with WHO to digitalise the exchange of health data between countries

Stenbock House, 13 May 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas spoke in a video conversation with Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, about the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and on cooperation to digitalise the exchange of health data between countries...
13.05.2020|Government

The government specified the order on border crossing between Estonia and Finland

Stenbock House, 13 May 2020 – At today’s e-session, the Government of the Republic specified the order on border crossing between Estonia and Finland to reflect that only persons with a Finnish citizenship, residence permit, or whose permanent residence is in Finland according to the population...
13.05.2020|Government

Ratas discussed issues of security with the Secretary General of NATO

Stenbock House, 13 May 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed the role of the allies and their defence forces in the fight against the coronavirus with Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO, via a video call. According to the prime minister, the alliance has contributed...

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