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Auditor general: Covid-19 crisis management structure unclear

01.10.21 CORONAVIRUS ... The structure for managing the COVID-19 crisis during the second wave was and remains unclear, Auditor General Janar Holm told the government on Friday. Communication was also confusing.

Black Nights Film Festival reveal six first main program films

17.09.21 AT A GLANCE ... The Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announced the first six films in the main competition program, all of which will be world premieres. There are a total of 20 films in the main competition program, which will be released on October 21.

Isolation requirement for close contacts at school creates confusion

09.09.21 AT A GLANCE ... The isolation requirement for close contacts at school is creating confusion among parents, ERR's online news in Estonian reports, with a lack of comprehension on why staying in isolation is dependent on the location of where a student came into contact with an infected person. Why a child that was in close contact with an infected person during extra-curricular activities can't go to school has also met with pushback.

Gallery: Vaccination bus makes first stop in Ida-Viru County

16.07.21 CORONAVIRUS ... The coronavirus vaccination bus from Viljandi Hospital started its tour of Estonia in Sillamäe, Ida-Viru County on Thursday. In total, 221 people were vaccinated.

Health Board: 1,700 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths

18.03.21 AT A GLANCE ... 1,700 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed during the last day, the Health Board (Terviseamet) said on Thursday. There were 13 deaths.

Mass vaccinations to take place in Maardu, Loksa and Lasnamäe

18.03.21 AT A GLANCE ... Mass vaccinations will take place for people aged 70 and older in Maardu, Loksa and Lasnamäe from Saturday to Tuesday (March 20-23), the Health Insurance Fund (Haigekassa) has said. These regions have Estonia's highest infection rates.

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