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Coronavirus risk warning for Sweden border crossings

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare has issued another warning about the risks of spreading coronavirus through border crossings between Finland and Sweden. THL...

Coronavirus: Second wave in Finland is possible, but not certain

A second wave of coronavirus in Finland is possible, but not certain, according to healthcare officials. Speaking at a Thursday morning press conference Jussi Sane, an...

Change of advice on coronavirus tests as capacity increases

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL is now advising anyone with coronavirus symptoms to get a test. This is a change of direction...

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...

Under-fire public health chief receives support from colleagues, and PM

The public health official who has become the face of Finland's fight against coronavirus has found himself also the target of criticism of some...

Coronavirus fatality numbers set to rise, as elderly homes included in...

The reported number of deaths from coronavirus in Finland is likely to see a jump this coming week, as fatalities in elderly homes will...

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...

THL launches national coronvirus research project 

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL is launching a new national project to gather more data about people who have coronavirus. Researchers are...

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...

THL warns families: Don’t let grandparents look after sick kids

The National Institute for Health and Welfare THL is warning people about how vulnerable the older generation is to the Covid-19 strain of coronavirus. THL says if you get...