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Coronavirus advice letters begin to arrive in homes

An information pack from the government and health authorities about coronavirus has begun to arrive in homes. It's part of the government's wider outreach to...

THL: Coronavirus risk varies from region to region

The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare THL says the risk of coronavirus in Finland varies from region to region. The most at-risk people are...

Finland vows to increase coronavirus testing, beefs up crisis coordination unit

The Finnish Government says it will increase coronavirus testing, and strengthen the crisis coordination unit that's taking the lead on tackling the pandemic. At a...

Coronavirus latest: 1,384 confirmed cases, 17 deaths in Finland so far

The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare THL says there have been 1,384 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Finland. That's an increase of 71...

Government considers mandatory quarantine for returning airline passengers

The government and health officials are considering whether to use hotels near to Helsinki Airport as sites to quarantine returning passengers. Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SFP)...

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...

Former President Ahtisaari tests positive for coronavirus

Former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari has tested positive for coronavirus. An announcement came Tuesday morning from the Office of the President. "President Martti Ahtisaari has been found...

Åland MP: ‘Local hospitals had time to prepare for coronavirus cases’

Two people, returning home, have tested positive for Covid-19 coronavirus in Åland. It's the first confirmed cases of coronavirus after 70 tests in the autonomous...

Coronavirus round-up: Friday 20th March 2020

Here's our evening round-up of coronavirus news from Finland: 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19 Government unveils €15 billion bailout package Finland's small businesses already...

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...