Eesti Pank says that cash is circulating without interruption
Eesti Pank is in constant contact with the banks and all the ATMs are working without interruption, and all the commercial banks are also being supplied with cash without any interruption. There have been moments in the past few days when withdrawals of cash from ATMs have temporarily increased. The cash handling company G4S has kept all of the ATMs full without interruption and even when demand has temporarily increased. Eesti Pank is ready to meet all the requirements of the banks for additional cash.
At the present moment as coronavirus spreads, the central bank advises people to use contactless payment cards, which are the best option possible for helping prevent the spread of the virus, or smartphone payments. Hygiene rules must certainly be followed carefully by people who have handled cash or entered their pin code into a card payment terminal.