COVID-19: Two new cases of infection were added to Lääne County

The test sample was taken directly from the car. Malle-Liisa Raigla

Corona vaccination. Photo: Health Board

During the last day, 4910 coronavirus tests were analyzed in Estonia, of which 667 or 13.6% of the total number of primary positive tests were mediated, the Health Board mediated.

According to the population register, the most new positive test results were received in Harju County, where 302 people were diagnosed with coronavirus infection. 214 new cases of disease in Harju County are in Tallinn.

102 new positive test results were added to Ida-Virumaa, 67 to Tartu County, 37 to Saaremaa and 30 to Lääne-Virumaa. 21 new infection stories were added to Võrumaa, 17 to Rapamaa, 16 to Jõgeva County, 15 to Pärnu County, 14 to Viljandi County, 13 to Valga County, 11 to Järva County, 6 to Põlva County, 2 to Hiiu and Läänemaa. After receiving 12 positive test results, there was no place of residence indicated in the population register.

The incidence per 100,000 people in the last 14 days is 622.81 and the proportion of primary positive results out of the total number of tests performed is 12.1%.

A total of 41 new COVID-19 cases were opened in hospitals during the day, and 476 patients required hospital treatment.
In Estonia, 46,152 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

A total of 41 new COVID-19 cases were opened. 7 people were sent home and 4 people were transferred to a non-COVID-19 ward.

During the day, four people infected with the coronavirus died – an 88-year-old man, an 84-year-old woman, an 83-year-old woman and a 75-year-old man A total of 495 people infected with the coronavirus died in Estonia.

To date, 2954 cases of COVID-19 in 2900 people have been completed in hospitals.

As of February 14, 41,328 people have recovered. Of these, 28,758 people (69.6%) have had their case terminated, 12,570 people (30.4%) have had a positive test for more than 28 days and are not in hospital, ie waiting for confirmation of recovery.

Since the development of the coronavirus detection capability in Estonia in the spring of 2020, more than 842,494 SARS-CoV2 virus testing tests have been performed. There have been a total of 52,416 initial positive tests. More detailed statistics on corona tests can be found at

In Estonia, 46,152 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19

COVID-19 has been vaccinated against 46,152 people, of whom 22,284 have received both doses. Statistics on vaccinations can be viewed from the coronavirus data of the Health Board. The person can view their vaccinations on the Patient Portal

Last week, the first shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine with 7,200 doses reached the Health Board. During February, a total of about 40,500 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine should arrive in Estonia. As recommended by the National Expert Committee on Immunoprophylaxis, AstraZeneca is used to vaccinate at-risk people and frontline workers under the age of 70 in the areas of social, educational and internal security. More detailed arrangements for vaccinating frontline workers will be announced this week.

The aim of COVID-19 vaccination is to protect at-risk groups who are more likely to become infected or whose disease may be more severe, to prevent and reduce COVID-19-related illness and death, to reduce the burden on the health system and the economy and to ensure the normal functioning of society.

Vaccination will be given as a matter of priority to healthcare professionals and healthcare professionals, care home staff and residents, as well as people over the age of 70 and with certain diagnoses who may have a more severe COVID-19 disease due to their health. As soon as a sufficient amount of COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Estonia, vaccination will be provided to other target groups and the entire population.

Download the HOIA app

Download the HOIA mobile app on your phone via Google Play or the App Store, which notifies you if you’ve been in close contact with a coronary virus carrier. You can also inform other users anonymously about your illness. The phones of the users of the application exchange anonymous codes and the country, the manufacturer of the application and the manufacturer of the phone cannot know who was in close contact with whom. Read more

According to the Health and Welfare Information Systems Center (TEHIK), the HOIA application has been downloaded 263,977 times to date. Through the application, he has been reported ill 3369 times, of which there are currently 387 active cases.

The website gathers information on consignment note, cross-border and paid testing. In addition, there is necessary information for doctors and employers. On this page, you can also book an appointment if you have a delivery note, get certificate information, customer support numbers and location coordinates for testing locations.

National restrictions apply

The same COVID-19 restrictions apply in Estonia, because the coronavirus is widespread throughout Estonia. Dining and entertainment venues are open until 21:00 in the evening and can accommodate groups of up to six people. Cinemas, theaters, concerts and other places with public events are required to have a 50% occupancy rate indoors with stationary seating. More information can be found on the website

It is important to comply with the applicable restrictions. The spread of the coronavirus in Estonia is consistently high and the coverage of vaccination is currently not enough for us to feel safe about the risk of infection. The restrictions in force in Estonia enable people to continue their normal lives as much as possible.

Everyone can contribute to resolving the COVID-19 crisis through their responsible behavior. The primary measures to prevent coronavirus infection are good hand hygiene, keeping a safe distance, wearing a mask, and avoiding touching the eyes, nose, and mouth with black hands.

Only look for reliable information on coronavirus, COVID-19 and vaccines from reliable sources. Information on vaccination can be found on the website Further information on COVID-19 can be found on the Health Board’s website and Facebook page.

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