Estonian crisis medical chief: Situation on Saaremaa island returning to normal

  • 2020-04-28
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - The situation is returning to normal both on Estonia's large western island Saaremaa as well as on the mainland, chief medical officer of the emergency situation Arkadi Popov said.

Popov told reporters on Tuesday that the situation in Saaremaa is returning to normal, and as a result, the crisis headquarters of Kuressaare Hospital is to cease operation from April 30. The field hospital of the defense forces will likewise conclude its operation on the same day.

Resumption of scheduled treatment at Kuressaare Hospital can now also be discussed, he said.

Popov noted that while the situation in Estonia is on its way back to normal, it is nonetheless not as good as indicated by statistics.