The number of people infected with coronavirus in Estonia over the past day has increased by 13, reaching 1.66 thousand people, said Tuesday the Republican Department of health.

"Virus COVID-19 diagnosed 1660 residents of Estonia in different regions of the country. From the 31st of January in Estonia was conducted with more than 49 thousands of tests for coronavirus. In hospitals is 91 patients, nine of them connected to devices of artificial ventilation of the lungs. During the pandemic died 50 people, 240 patients have been discharged from hospitals", – said in a statement posted on the Department’s website.

The government of Estonia of the outbreak of coronavirus March 12 announced the introduction of a state of emergency, which was effective until 1 may. However, last week the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a decision on the extension of emergency rule to 17 may inclusive.

Will continue to be closed schools, museums and cinemas. Theatrical performances, concerts and conferences canceled. Also closed gyms, sports clubs, gyms, SPA, pools, aquatic centres, day centres and children’s playrooms.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.8 million cases of infection, over 198 thousand people died.

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