Posts published in Day: February 27, 2021

Agriculture support to be increased by over 30 percent in Estonia

Saturday, February 27, 2021

The government will boost extraordinary support for agriculture by €3.8 million in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector. Applicants will be able to start filing their requests mid-March, and the move follows a relaxation of the European Union’s state aid framework. The aid increase, approved by the cabinet Thursday after being proposed by rural affairs minister Urmas Kruuse (Reform) will bring total support for agriculture…

Man dies in Lithuania while getting vaccinated, death not linked to Covid-19 shot

Saturday, February 27, 2021

A 77-year-old man died in Lithuania minutes after being vaccinated against Covid-19. LRT.LT says his death is not related to the vaccine. “Yesterday [February 25], a death occurred immediately after the vaccination; in fact, during the vaccination,” Gytis Andrulionis, the agency’s director, told a news conference. “The fatality, a 77-year-old person, had underlying cardiovascular issues.” “The death is not related to the vaccine, which is very important,” he added. The…

Latvian Emergency team chief supports tighter restrictions

Saturday, February 27, 2021

“Liene Cipule, head of the Emergency Medical Service (NMPD), believes that even tougher restrictions should be introduced in Latvia in order to stop Covid-19”, – reported by LSM.LV Cipule said that this is the time to introduce sufficiently strict rules, including on movement. She said the restrictions should be introduced before a significant increase in coronavirus spread is noticed. However, Cipule stressed that setting limits was a matter of responsibility…