The first European 'travel bubble' has ended after an increase in the incidence of coronavirus in Estonia.

On Friday, the first European  pandemic, the "travel bubble," spread through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in May, as Latvia said it was ordering a 14-day quarantine for everyone coming from Estonia.

The first European 'travel bubble' has ended after an increase in the incidence of coronavirus in Estonia.

 
According to the European Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 21 new coronavirus infections have occurred in Estonia in the past two weeks, with Latvia setting up 16 thresholds for mandatory protection.
 
Latvia, which has the lowest level of infection in the European Union, has rejected the European Commission's recommendation to raise the threshold to 25 new cases in two weeks, according to the 100,000 population.
 
"This is a decision I am not ready for ... I do not think society is ready to allow more people to enter Latvia," Prime Minister Chrissy Cairns said Friday, according to the LeTa agency.
 
Neighbors Estonia, Lithuania and Finland all raised the threshold to allow travel between them.
 
Wright Remmel of Lux Express, a regional bus company, said international bus ticket sales had already dropped by 20% in the past week, as people feared the bubble could burst.
 
"Demand has improved over the summer, but now it is clear that people will not travel much, and we will need to cut our routes," he said.
 
With reports of rapid growth in France and Spain, the European Union is facing a crisis towards the end of the summer.
 
The death toll from the coronavirus rose to 900,000 worldwide on Wednesday from 27.7 million worldwide, according to Reuters.
 
To stem the spread of the virus, Lithuania reiterated the need to wear facemasks inside government buildings and announced a ban on public gatherings.
 
"We calmed down and started the journey, met, talked a lot. Since the virus was never completely eradicated, it started spreading," the Lithuanian minister said. Health for health and logistics said.
 
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania created a common travel space in the European Union on May 15 in an effort to boost economies.
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