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CURRENT SITUATION IN ESTONIA

TESTS ADMINISTERED

83 441

CONFIRMED CASES

1869

DEATHS

68

CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 »


The 2+2 rule is in force in public places: up to two people can be in a
public place together and at least a 2-metre distance must be kept from others.

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 (keep a distance of at least 2 metres) 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

  • According to the information known today, the symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to flu symptoms.

  • The virus can cause cough, fever and breathing difficulties.
  • 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.

  • STATISTICS:

WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF SUSPECTED INFECTION?

IF YOU HAVE AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS:

  • cough
  • fever > 38°C
  • breathing difficulties
  • sore throat

ASSESS AND ACT IF:

  1. The symptoms are rather mild or moderate - stay at home, monitor your condition and isolate yourself.
  2. Symptoms are severe (fever> 38° C, cough) - stay at home and call your general practitioner (GP) 1220 or your GP.
  3. Health conditions is critical (difficulty breathing and you need emergency help) - call 112.
  4. 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.
 

WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION?

The hotline ☎️ 1247 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: kesk@terviseamet.ee

Consular assistance hotline (24 h) ☎️ 5301 9999

 

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Last updated 31 May 2020