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Turku opens coronavirus advice experiment for ferry passengers on Monday

The City of Turku is trialing a new strategy for coronavirus advice and testing at the port from Monday. Incoming passengers from Sweden will be...

Coronavirus: Ministry unveils new testing strategy with 20,000 tests per day

Finnish authorities have announced a new Covid-19 testing strategy to help reduce the long waiting times many people have experienced trying to get an...

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...

Food camps teaching lessons about nutrition and sustainability

Children at food food camps around the country have been learning lessons about nutrition and sustainability that organisers hope will help them develop healthy...

THL: Coronavirus cases “have risen slightly”; as minister considers work from...

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL reports that nationwide the coronavirus epidemic situation remains stable but the number of cases "have risen...

Linnanmäki coronavirus ‘mass exposure’ confirmed by city

The City of Helsinki is confirming a coronavirus 'mass exposure' event took place at Linnanmäki amusement park in the capital at the end of...

Prime Minister cautions the country over coronavirus second wave

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has urged caution over a possible second wave of coronavirus in Finland. Writing on Twitter the PM notes that restrictions put...

Independent science team contradicts ministry’s face mask research

A group of Finnish researchers have concluded that there's some significant benefits in combating coronavirus if people wear masks. The independent analysis by the Get...

HUS Infection Control Chief: Second wave is coming, but mask decisions...

The Chief of Infection Control at Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District has warned that a second wave of coronavirus is very likely in Finland,...

THL: Coronavirus outbreak continues to fade in Finland

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL says that the coronavirus outbreak in Finland continues to fade - with infections decreasing again over...