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22.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 22 January: 490 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 4,617 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 490 (10.6%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 279 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 236 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further sixty-six new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, forty-five from Tartu County, twenty-one from Pärnu County, seventeen from Valga...
21.01.2021

Influenza blog, week 2: three influenza cases have been confirmed in Estonia

One influenza B case was confirmed in Ida-Viru County in week 2. In total, three influenza cases have been confirmed in Estonia this season through laboratory analyses, involving a single case of influenza A and two cases of influenza B. In the period between 11-17 January, a total of 2,686 people sought medical aid due to acute upper respiratory tract infections, of whom almost 20% were children. The highest number of cases were registered in Tallinn, Narva, Tartu County, and Pärnu County. The situation across Europe According to the European Influenza Surveillance Network and the...
21.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 21 January: 669 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 5,260 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 669 (12.7%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 293 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 241 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further 117 new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, sixty-two from Tartu County, forty-nine from Pärnu County, twenty-eight from Valga County,...
20.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 20 January: 603 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 4,997 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 603 (12.1%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 302 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 235 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further ninety-two new positive coronavirus test results were added from Pärnu County, eighty-six from Ida-Viru County, forty-three from Tartu County, fourteen from Valga...
19.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 19 January: 600 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 5,254 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 600 (11.4%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 318 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 257 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further eighty-two new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, forty-four from Tartu County, forty-three from Pärnu County, twenty-five from Võru...
18.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 18 January: 265 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 2,659 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 265 (10%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 128 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 110 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further forty-five new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, twenty from Pärnu County, eighteen from Tartu County, and ten from Lääne-Viru County....
17.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 17 January: 390 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 3,207 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 390 (12.2%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 197 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 150 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further fifty-seven new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, forty-one from Pärnu County, twenty-four from Tartu County, and fourteen from Võru...
16.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 16 January: 618 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 4,758 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 618 (13%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 328 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 280 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further eighty-one new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, fifty-five from Pärnu County, thirty-nine from Tartu County, twenty from Võru County,...
15.01.2021

COVID-19 blog, 15 January: 476 new positive test results have been added in the past 24 hours

The last 24 hours have seen 4,295 tests being analysed in Estonia in relation to coronavirus, of which the results of 476 (11.1%) of the initial tests were positive. Based on the data in the population register, the highest number of new positive test results came from Harju County, where 253 further individuals were found to have been infected. A total of 214 of the new cases from Harju County were from Tallinn. A further 66 new positive coronavirus test results were added from Ida-Viru County, twenty-eight from Tartu County, twenty-seven from Pärnu County, seventeen from Võru County,...
15.01.2021

Influenza blog, week 1: the first confirmed case of influenza A virus

In week one of 2021, one case of influenza A virus was confirmed in Pärnu County. In total, two influenza cases have been confirmed in Estonia this season through laboratory analyses, involving a single case each of influenza A and influenza B. In the period between 4-10 January, a total of 2,596 people sought medical aid due to acute upper respiratory tract infections, of whom 20% were children. The highest number of cases were registered in Ida-Viru County, Narva, Tartu County, Tallinn, and Pärnu County. The situation across Europe According to the European Influenza Surveillance...

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