Coronavirus articles about Estonia on 2020-10-20

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Kadri Tammepuu: Covid-19 Repels Attention From Other Diseases

Postimees

For many study participants, the study is a good way to access modern treatment that would not otherwise be enough money.

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TOHOH, FOR WHAT?

Õhtuleht

So what's the matter?

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Researchers Discovered A New Factor Behind The Success Of The Coronavirus

Postimees

Researchers at Duke University identified several "silent" mutations in the coronavirus that could help make a successful leap from bats to the human population.

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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....

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Good Ventilation Can Play A Key Role In Preventing The Spread Of Covid-19

ERR - Estonian

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.

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Old Town Souvenir Shops Struggling To Survive Amidst Tourism Crisis

ERR - English

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.

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Swedbank Reports Strong Q3 Performance And Growing Loan Volumes

ERR - English

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.

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Scientific Council Recommends Alcohol Sales Ban Continues

ERR - English

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.

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Businessman: Up To 15 Thousand Workers May Lose Their Jobs

Aripaev In Russian

Due to the crisis caused by the coronavirus, the turnover of travel agencies and travel organizers fell by 90%, and the turnover of hotels - by 65%.

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The Coronavirus Encourages Scientists To Do Their Best

Tartu Ülikool

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.

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SEX SEE ALSO SAFE IN THE CROWN AGE!

Õhtuleht

Doctor and urologist Margus Punab writes on his social media that he was surprised to discover that there are no coronary safe sex recommendations in Estonian.

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Kersti Kaljulaid: Polish-Estonian Relations Strong, Belarus Progress Needed

ERR - English

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.

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Tartu To Hold Annual Christmas Village But Market Will Be Shortened

ERR - English

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....

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Health Board: 42 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Two Deaths In Last 24 Hours

ERR - English

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.

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Khabib VS Gatji: A Fighter Without Losses Against The Most Serious Surprise Of The Season

Delfi - Estonian News

The tactic of Khabib Nurmagomedov, who literally fought with bears in his youth, is to tire his opponent.

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Tallinn Virtual Summit: US Pledges €1 Billion To Three Seas Region

ERR - English

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.

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The Visit Of The President Of Bulgaria To Estonia Will Be Canceled Due To Contact With The Corona-positive

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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.

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Korona Hit Swedbank's Huge Profits In Estonia

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"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.

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Less Chance Of A Virus!

Ärileht

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.

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Swedbank Also Did Very Well In The Third Quarter, With The Volume Of Loans Growing

ERR - Estonian

Net profit was 45.4 million euros compared to 48.2 million in the second quarter.

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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.

Aripaev In Russian

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.

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