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THL issues new face mask recommendations, as virus situation worsens

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL has issued new recommendations on wearing face masks, as the coronavirus situation continues to deteriorate. Overnight there...

Coronavirus: Traffic lights, testing and waves of infections every few years

Finnish authorities have unveiled their new 'traffic light' system of warnings for European countries based on their various coronavirus infection rates. At a Wednesday afternoon...

PM announces new voluntary face mask policy, backtracks on border testing...

Prime MinisterĀ Sanna Marin (SDP) says the government supports a national recommendation to use face masks on public transport and other situations where it's not...

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...

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 conferenceĀ 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...