Downward trend in COVID-19 infections has continued for several weeks
Over the past five weeks, the number of new COVID-19 cases has clearly declined. This is a good sign indicating that the epidemic is calming down in Finland. The current restrictions and recommendations and the closure of businesses serving food and beverages have clearly been effective and prevented infections.
Strategic Director Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, senior medical officer Otto Helve from the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare and director Pasi Pohjola from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health were present at the press conference.
Government’s mid-term policy review session continues on Thursday
The mid-term policy review session and negotiations on the General Government Fiscal Plan for 2022–2025 will take place on 21 and 22 April. In the mid-term policy review session, the Government will decide on key policies for the rest of its term, deliberate on the General Government Fiscal Plan and assess the situation with regard to the implementation of the Government Programme.
The Government will also discuss its sustainability roadmap, which describes the current state of social, economic and ecological sustainability and the Government’s sustainability objectives moving towards the 2030s.
Government amended restrictions on restaurants and other food and beverage service businesses in many regions
Companies in all sectors can apply for business cost support, some without further justification
Government outlined a support package for culture, art, physical activity and the event production industry
The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society" was submitted to Parliament in the form of a Government statement on 10 December 2019.
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