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Finland reports no coronavirus patients in intensive care

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL says there are currently no coronavirus patients being treated in intensive care. The Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital...

No mandatory masks – but government says the are times to...

After several months without a decision, and conflicting advice from officially-appointed panels of experts, the Finnish Government has finally decided they won't make it...

No new coronavirus deaths reported on Friday

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL says there were no new coronavirus-related deaths reported in Finland on Friday. The total number of people...

Vaccination numbers down “significantly” due to pandemic 

The number of infants being inoculated with all types of vaccines is lower than a year ago, and in some healthcare districts coverage of...

Coronavirus and the over-70s: “I’m afraid. The hardest part is psychological...

Older people in Finland, faced with continued restrictions on social contact, need more instructions on how to safeguard their physical and mental health in...

Deaths in Finland down during April, despite coronavirus pandemic

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there hasn't been any increase in the overall number of people dying in the country according to new figures...

Coronavirus: Finns met 75% fewer people than normal during April

There's no doubt that coronavirus, and the restrictions imposed to slow the spread of infections around the country, have had a profound impact on...

Fimea bans sale and marketing of rapid coronavirus home testing kit

The Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea has issued an immediate ban on marketing and selling a coronavirus home testing kit. The kits were being offered by...

Red Cross appeals for blood donations during coronavirus epidemic

The Finnish Red Cross Blood Service Veripalvelu is reminding people that it still needs donations of blood even during the coronavirus crisis. Finland needs hundreds...

Nationwide antibody testing programme begins

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL is launching a coronavirus antibody testing study, to see how far the virus might have spread...