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


Located in Estonia, the city of Voru (Võru) has a population of 11.9K. 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 99 percent increase from September 3, 2021, when 1,296 people died and 143,181 cases were registered, and a 3,702 percent increase from October 13, 2020, when 68 people were died and 3,908 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Voru.



Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Schools in Võru 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

11.9K residents who live in Võru

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

11.9K residents who live in Võru

Gatherings can be held in Võru 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

11.9K residents who live in Võru

No order to remain at home in Võru

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 Võru 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

11.9K residents who live in Võru

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

11.9K residents who live in Võru

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

Recommended facial covering outside the home in Võru

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 October 13, 2020 September 3, 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 Voru 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 Voru authorities recommend canceling public events

No Changes

Restrictions on gatherings

Restrictions on gatherings with more than 1,000 attendees

No Changes

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Blocking entering from some regions

Quarantine arrivals into Voru 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

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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