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THL: Stay away from public places with Covid symptoms, as virus...

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL is urging anyone with even mild coronavirus symptoms to stay away from public spaces and gatherings. The...

Minister: Fines or prison time for travelers who don’t self-isolate

Finland will introduce fines or even a possible three month prison sentence for people who refuse to go into self-isolation when they arrive from...

News Now Finland begins national cooperation project to share accurate coronavirus...

News Now Finland has joined forces with a number of the country's leading regional newspapers to share accurate journalism about coronavirus in English. The cooperation...

Coronavirus latest: 1,313 confirmed cases, 11 deaths in Finland

The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare says there's been 1,313 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Finland, with 11 deaths so far. That's an increase...

Restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs to close until end of May

New restrictions to close restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs are being discussed in Parliament on Tuesday but expected to go into force as soon...

Coronavirus round-up: Tuesday 24th March 2020

Here's our evening round-up of coronavirus news from Finland: Government set to announce new measures against Covid-19 792 confirmed coronavirus cases in Finland Finnish...

Helsinki University researchers help develop Covid-19 antibody test

Researchers at the University of Helsinki, working in collaboration with scientists in America, have helped develop an antibody test for the novel coronavirus. The test will...

Former First Lady confirmed with Covid-19; as authorities confirm Finland’s first...

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL has confirmed Finland's first death caused by the Covid-19 strain of coronavirus. The patient, in the Helsinki...

Prime Minister: We’re prepared to restrict Uusimaa travel

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) says the Government is prepared to restrict travel from Uusimaa in southern Finland to other parts of the country if...

Coronavirus round-up: Thursday 19th March 2020

Here’s our evening round-up of coronavirus news from Finland: 400 confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus cases S-Group closes hotels, 1000+ staff laid off Restaurant's community spirit...