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STATISTICS AND INFORMATION
- The latest statistics on the spread of coronavirus
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Official information about coronavirus in Estonia.
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- COVID-19 blog, 22 October: seventy-six new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours
- COVID-19 blog, 21 October: forty-four new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours
- COVID-19 blog, 20 October: forty-two new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours
- COVID-19 blog, 19 October: seven new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours
WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION?
The hotline ☎️ 1247 or +372 600 1247 (also for calls from abroad) to provide information
on issues related to coronavirus (24 h).
In questions regarding health, please call the family physician advisory line ☎️ 1220 or
+372 634 6630 (also for calls from abroad).
Emergency number ☎️ 112
If you have any questions, please send them to the Health Board via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Consular assistance hotline (24 h) ☎️ 5301 9999
HOW CAN I PROTECT MYSELF FROM INFECTION?
- Wash your hands
Hands should be washed with soap under running water, alcohol-based hand disinfectants should be used if needed.
- Observe good respiratory hygiene
If you sneeze or cough, cover your nose and mouth with a single use tissue. Throw it into the bin immediately after, and then clean your hands. If you do not have a tissue, use your sleeve (the inside of your elbow), but do not use your bare hand.
- Avoid contact
Avoid contact with people, who are coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- If you have a fever, are coughing and experiencing difficulty breathing, seek help in a timely manner. Call your general practitioner (GP). If you do not have access to a general practitioner, call the GP hotline at 1220.
COVID-19 SYMPTOMS AND SPREAD
- The main symptoms are headache, loss of smell, blocked nose, cough, tiredness and weakness, muscular pain, runny nose, loss of taste, throat pain, fever.
In severe cases, you may develop breathing difficulties, chest pain, speech and movement disorders.
- Droplet infection is the main mode of transmission, the virus spreads mainly through close contact with a person who has symptoms characteristic to the infection, especially cough.
- The incubation period of the virus is about 2-14 days, with an average of 5 days.
Proper hand hygiene is one of the most important preventive measures of coronavirus infections.
WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF SUSPECTED INFECTION?
IF YOU HAVE AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS:
- fever > 38°C
- breathing difficulties
- sore throat
ASSESS AND ACT IF:
- The symptoms are rather mild or moderate - stay at home, monitor your condition and isolate yourself.
- Symptoms are severe (fever> 38° C, cough) - stay at home and call your general practitioner (GP) 1220 or your GP.
- Health conditions is critical (difficulty breathing and you need emergency help) - call 112.
- You have been close contact with a person suspected to be infected who has symptoms characteristic to the disease - stay at home, monitor your health.
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Last updated 22 October 2020