Posts tagged as county

Sixteen Tartu County social center users and staff test COVID-19 positive

Friday, April 10, 2020

An outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus has been uncovered among both users and staff of a care home near Tartu, Baltic News Service reports. Thirteen residents and three care workers have tested positive for the virus. The whole settlement, population less than 1,000, must now self-quarantine, the Tartu municipality mayor says. Four users of the Tabivere Social Center, about 20 kilometers north of Estonia’s second city, are currently hospitalized, with a…

Cultural autonomy for Russian community would separate East-Viru county

Saturday, September 29, 2018

The idea to give cultural autonomy to the Russian-speaking community of Estonia, floated by MEP Yana Toom from the ruling Center Party, would lead to the separation of East-Viru county from the rest of Estonia and cannot be supported, opposition Reform Party MP Kristen Michal said on Thursday. Describing the proposal of Toom as being in the style of the 1990s and the Interfront movement that opposed Estonia’s independence, Michal…