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THL: More than a third of gambling done by people with...

More than a third of all gambling in Finland is done by players with a gambling problem. That's the headline from a new THL study...

THL: Quarter of all coronavirus infections in speakers of foreign languages

The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare THL says that a quarter of all Covid-19 infections in the country have been detected in people...

Coronavirus vaccine will be free for everyone – but might only...

Public health officials have confirmed that there would be a national, free-of-charge coronavirus vaccination programme in Finland - but that only relatively small amounts...

Coronavirus latest: Infection numbers rising again in Finland

After a few weeks of stability or even decline, the number of coronavirus infections is climbing again in Finland. Senior officials from the Ministry of...

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...