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Finland bans Estonian tourists due to the country’s coronavirus infection rate

Finland is banning tourists from Estonia, starting Monday, 28 September, due to Estonia’s coronavirus infection rate. The Finnish government decided that Estonians can only enter the country to return home, to go to work, for transiting through or for an emergency reason. For the purposes of tourism, Estonians can for …

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The Estonian-initiated World Cleanup Day raises awareness about cigarette butt pollution

The third World Cleanup Day, engaging millions of people across the globe on 19 September, aims to raise awareness about the devastating effect that waste cigarette butts cause to our environment. This year, the World Cleanup Day, initiated by the Tallinn-based NGO, Let’s Do It World, draws a particular attention …

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Craig and Kirsty Stenzel taking a selfie with the Tallinn Old Town in the background. Photo from the couple's Instagram.

Two Britons have been stuck in Estonia for the past seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic

Two Britons who left the United Kingdom to tour the world got stuck in Estonia for the past seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic – and they say Estonia is the best place to be trapped in. The British tabloid, The Sun, reported that Craig and Kirsty Stenzel quit …

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Dame Jane Goodall endorses the Estonian-initiated World Cleanup Day

Dame Jane Goodall, the British primatologist and the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, has given her support to the World Cleanup Day that this year takes place on 19 September across the world. “I wholeheartedly support World Cleanup Day. Waste and waste management are huge problems around the world,” she said in a …

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People arriving in Estonia from 29 European countries will have to self-isolate for two weeks

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday, 14 September, people arriving in Estonia from 29 European countries will have to self-isolate for two weeks. These countries are: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, …

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The Latvian-Estonian border between the Estonian town of Valga and the Latvian town of Valka. Photo by Vesahjr, shared under the CC BY-SA 4.0 licence.

Latvia imposes a self-isolation requirement on Estonians entering the country

The Estonian foreign ministry has announced that due to the increased coronavirus infection rate in Estonia, Latvia is imposing a self-isolation requirement on people arriving in the country from Estonia, starting 12:00 AM on Saturday, 12 September. According to the Estonian foreign ministry, mandatory self-isolation does not apply when entering …

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Estonian Ott Tänak wins the inaugural WRC Rally Estonia

Estonian rally driver Ott Tänak and his copilot, Martin Järveoja, on 6 September won the inaugural full-calendar WRC event, Rally Estonia, held in the southern parts of the country. Tänak and Järveoja took an early lead the day earlier and rallied to the victory on 6 September with a time …

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People arriving in Estonia from 29 European countries will have to self-isolate for two weeks

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday, 7 September, people arriving in Estonia from 29 European countries will have to self-isolate for two weeks. These countries are: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the …

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