Government publishes plan and timetable for lifting COVID-19 restrictions, consultation round begins
The Government has published a plan to lift the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 epidemic, along with a target timetable. The purpose of the plan is to give the public, businesses and communities a clear picture of how society will gradually open up.
The plan is available at the Institutional Repository for the Government. The Government is requesting comments and opinions on the plan over the next seven days. All interested parties are invited to submit their comments using the otakantaa.fi service until 16 April. Submitting a comment requires registration to the otakantaa.fi service.
Funding applications for circular economy projects now accepted — aims to create new business and support economic recovery after epidemic
Application rounds for business cost support and closure compensation to open in April–May
Summary of online targeting and shaming published
Restaurants to remain closed to customers in most parts of Finland until 18 April – Closure to end in Kittilä and North Ostrobothnia
Restrictions on entry into Finland extended until 30 April
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