EU:Africa Hackathon Looking For Participants And Partners To Jumpstart Cross-continent Innovation
The EU:Africa online hackathon is seeking innovative solutions to socio-economic problems in Africa that have been amplified by the COVID-19 crisis. Estonia and the African Union, in cooperation with Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg and Poland, with the implementing partners Garage48 and Smart Africa....
While during the first wave of COVID-19, which paralyzed the world in the spring, it was initially thought that effective hand washing and a distance of two meters would help prevent a highly contagious virus, scientists have now come to the conclusion that proper indoor ventilation is even more effective.
A souvernir hunter on the empty streets of Tallinn's Old Town must maintain patience as quite a few storefronts will remain closed this fall. However, "Aktuaalne kaamera" found one shop open for business despite the coronavirus. The vendor, Olga, described the lonely weeks where not a single tourist passes through.
Scandinavian-owned bank Swedbank performed well in Estonia in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2020) despite the coronavirus crisis, the bank says, with loan volume increasing. Q3 2020 net profit was €45.4 million compared to the second quarter, which was €48.2. The net profit of the nine months, January to September, was €133.
The head of the government's scientific advisory council Professor Irja Lutsar believes the nighttime alcohol sales ban should stay in place as it has been useful for controlling the spread of coronavirus. Speaking to ERR on Tuesday, Lutsar said now is not the time to change the restrictions and they seem to be working well.
The spread of the coronavirus can physically separate people, but the exchange of ideas between researchers is closer than before - work is done to solve the situation regardless of the day of the week or time, said Irja Lutsar, head of the research council at the government and professor at the University of Tartu.
President Kersti Kaljulaid meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda on the sidelines of the Three Seas Virtual Summit in Tallinn on Monday. Source: Three Seas President Kersti Kaljulaid met her Polish opposite number Andrzej Duda in Tallinn Monday, on the sidelines of the Three Seas Virtual Summit taking place in the capital.
Tartu's open-air Christmas village will take place this winter but the traditional market will only last for one day due to concerns arising from coronavirus. The village, featuring stalls which look like glass houses and a Christmas tree, will officially open on Raekoja plats on the first night of....
A 94-year-old man and a 95-year-old woman died at Ida-Viru Central Hospital in the last day after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Additionally, a 64-year-old man who died on October 15 at Ida-Viru Central Hospital has also been declared to have died from COVID-19. The total number of deaths related to coronavirus in Estonia is now 71.
Monday's Three Seas Virtual Summit held in Tallinn saw a relative show of unity between the 12 EU countries that make up the Three Seas' region, the rest of the European Union, and the United States. The latter also made good on a pledge to support the initiative with up to €1 billion.
The Visit Of The President Of Bulgaria To Estonia Will Be Canceled Due To Contact With The Corona-positive
The official visit of the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev to Estonia planned for today will be canceled, as it became clear yesterday afternoon that the Bulgarian Head of State had been in contact with the Covid-19 positive before arriving in Estonia.
"In the third quarter, we continued to support customers who were financially affected by the corona pandemic and extended the granting of payment holidays on special terms to both private and business customers until the end of the third quarter," said Swedbank Estonia CEO Olavi Lepp in a press release.
Visors, protective walls, masks, gloves, diligent hand washing and disinfection, and systematic behavior are excellent personal protective equipment in a situation where scientists and doctors are still learning to overcome the causative agent of COVID-19.
Over The Past Day, 37 Positive Test Results For Coronavirus Were Added.Over The Past Day, More Than 1267 Tests For COVID-19 Caused By The SARS-CoV-2 Virus Were Analyzed In Estonia, Of Which 37 Tests Gave A Positive Result.
Over the past day, more than 1267 tests for COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been analyzed in Estonia, of which 37 tested positive.