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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Tallinn, Estonia – updates and restrictions


Located in Estonia, the city of Tallinn has a population of 434.6K. The latest data indicates 578,494 cases of Covid-19 infection in Estonia as of June 15, 2022 ,with 2,586 deaths. This represents a 101 percent increase from August 23, 2021, when 1,285 people died and 139,126 cases were registered, and a 1,760 percent increase from December 9, 2020, when 139 people were died and 16,054 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Tallinn.



Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Schools in Tallinn are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

No reduction of workplaces in significant differences compared to non-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

434.6K residents who live in Tallinn

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

434.6K residents who live in Tallinn

Gatherings can be held in Tallinn without restriction

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

There are no measures to restrict public transportation

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

434.6K residents who live in Tallinn

No order to remain at home in Tallinn

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Quarantine arrivals into Tallinn from all, some, or most of the regions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

The government is replacing 50% or more of the lost salary, or is paying a flat sum that is greater than all the lost salary 50% median salary

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

A narrow relief tailored to a specific contract type

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

434.6K residents who live in Tallinn

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Symptomatic individual

Open public testing available to people who are asymptomatic, e.g. drive through tests

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

No contact tracing If a positive result is identified

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

434.6K residents who live in Tallinn

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

Recommended facial covering outside the home in Tallinn

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Different groups

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Elderly people

Recommendation for isolation, hygiene, and visitor restrictions for elderly people who reside in nursing homes




Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction December 9, 2020 August 23, 2021

Closing or restricting schools and universities

Closure of schools or their alterations so the school operation differs significantly from standard non-Covid-19 operations

No Changes

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

The authorities in Tallinn recommend that companies close down or operate from home, or observe significant changes compared to pre-Covid-19

No reduction of workplaces in significant differences compared to non-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

The Tallinn authorities recommend canceling public events

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

Limits on gatherings of ten or fewer people

Restrictions on gatherings with more than 1,000 attendees

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Blocking entering from some regions

Quarantine arrivals into Tallinn from all, some, or most of the regions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

People with no jobs or who are unable to work will not receive income assistance

No Changes

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Provides extensive contract relief and debt relief

No payment relief for debts or contracts

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Conducting tests on any person showing symptoms of Covid-19

No Changes

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Not every case involves contact tracing

No Changes

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

No new development spending for Covid-19

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Facial covering policies outside the home

The wearing of a face covering may be required in some specified shared or public areas outside the home when other people are present or when social distancing cannot be achieved

No Changes

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Vaccines are not available

Vaccines available to all



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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