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Clear reduction in number of COVID-19 cases — positive trend must continue before restrictions can be eased

14.4.2021 18.42

The number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Finland has decreased noticeably over the past few weeks. The number started to fall before Easter. The current restrictions and recommendations and the closure of businesses serving food and beverages have clearly been effective and prevented infections. Vaccinations have also reduced infections, particularly among older people.

COVID-19 update from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare was held on 15th April. Strategic Director Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki, director Pasi Pohjola from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and Director Mika Salminen from the Finnish Institute For Health and Welfare were present at the press conference.

Recording of the press conrefence 15.4. | Youtube






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