Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform Party) tells Postimees in an interview that she does not know whether Minister of Culture Anneli Ott (Center Party) is vaccinated against the coronavirus. Kallas said that Ott’s position does not affect the government’s work and that the cabinet remains united in its message that
Eeva Ruotsalainen, Deputy Chief Infectious Disease Physician with the Helsinki and Uusimaa hospital district (HUS), told Yle that she is “worried” about the high number of lab-confirmed coronavirus cases reported on Tuesday. “Now is not the time to return to normal, because the coverage provided by two doses of a
With new Covid-19 cases rising in Estonia again, the government has this week discussed possible new restrictions to limit the spread of the dangerous disease. This time, only restrictions to unvaccinated people are under discussion. The Estonian government considered possible directions of action in a sitting on Thursday, July 23.
A total of 44 new COVID-19 cases were uncovered in Latvia in the last 24 hours, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to 138 344 since spring 2020. The latest public data for Estonia reports 132 180 confirmed coronavirus patients. 121 new patients were registered in the past day.
“Those vaccines that are already in possession of healthcare institutions, they cannot be taken, and those receiving countries would not be able to accept them,” Anzelika Oraite of the Health Ministry told BNS. Her comment came in response to Lithuania’s preparations to donate coronavirus vaccines to Eastern Partnership countries and
Latvian Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts (For Development/For) explained in a government press conference that in warehouses in Latvia, there are enough vaccines against Covid-19, so it was decided to donate Astra Zeneca vaccines to the five countries. «We can win the fight against this pandemic together and in full solidarity
The pace of inoculating people with the first shot of vaccine has stabilized over the past month – differences in daily vaccination figures are minute. Minister of Health and Labor Tanel Kiik (Center) said that the pace remains stable because of two primary factors and that even the currently sedentary
The Centre Party deputy chairman Jaanus Karilaid said that he recommends rejecting the state budget strategy, since he considers cuts and redundancies impractical in the present situation. How united was the cabinet about the cuts? It is always easier to increase spending rather than revise customary spending patterns. The task
STM arvioi koronaepidemian tilannetta käsitelleessä tilaisuudessa, että vappua on syytä viettää varovaisuutta noudattaen kuten viimekin vuonna.