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Coronavirus update: man living alone dies from Covid-19, ‘unclear’ point of infection

Friday, April 10, 2020

A seventeenth person has died from Covid-19 in Lithuania, the Health Ministry said on Friday. Meanwhile, the total number of infections rose to 999 as of Friday morning. Remigijus Mažeika, head of Republican Šiauliai Hospital, said the patient was over 60 years old, lived in a small Gruzdžiai town, and didn’t visit a doctor for some 30 years, because he was afraid of medics. “It’s a very curious and strange…

Polish soldier dies in Latvia during a running exercise

Monday, December 16, 2019

A Polish soldier in Latvia as part of NATO’s defensive presence has died at the Ādaži military base near Rīga, Latvia’s Defense Ministry said in an announcement December 15. The fatality occured on December 14 when the unnamed serviceman “had been engaged in sports during his free time and died during a running exercise,” according to the statement. “At this sad time, our thoughts are with the family and service members of the Polish soldier who…

Man dies after weekend storms

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

A man has died after being struck by a falling tree branch during storms which struck on Sunday. According to regional daily Lõuna Postimees (link in Estonian), the 57-year old man was a student at the Räpina Horticultural School (Räpina Aianduskool) in southeastern Estonia. The school says it sometimes holds classes at weekends, and this weekend was one such time. The incident happened at about 5 p.m. on Sunday, when…

MP Mart Nutt dies at 57

Monday, June 3, 2019

Estonian politician, historian and MP Mart Nutt died unexpectedly on Sunday; he was 57 years old. A member of Isamaa, Nutt had served as MP in every Riigikogu elected since Estonia regained its independence in 1991. “Estonian politician, historian and Estonia’s longest-serving MP Mart Nutt passed away following an unexpected medical emergency this morning,” Isamaa politician Mart Luik told the press on Sunday. Nutt graduated from Tallinn 10th Upper Secondary…