New restrictions against the background of the spread of coronavirus infection have become effective in Estonia. This was reported on Monday, March 1, by the press service of the country’s government.
According to the information at the website of the Estonian Cabinet of Ministers, the restrictions will last until March 28.
According to the decision of the authorities, middle and high school students will be studied remotely, while the younger students will study full-time.
Since March 1, it is forbidden to hold events indoors in Estonia from 10:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m., including public worship, movie theaters, plays and concerts. Sporting activities and clubs are allowed with one person and a coach, the maximum number of outdoor groups should not exceed 10 people.
In addition, spas, saunas and water centers will stop accepting visitors. Cafes and restaurants will serve customers until 18:00, citizens are required to respect the social distance. In shopping malls, security guards will be strengthened to monitor compliance with sanitary norms.
Earlier in February, Estonia allowed citizens from eight European countries to enter its territory without restrictions, while those from other countries were subject to mandatory testing or a ten-day self-imposed exclusion. These states are Croatia, Iceland, Greece, Liechtenstein, Norway, Germany, Finland and Denmark.