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Restrictions on movement to and from Uusimaa enter into force on 28 March

28.3.2020 10.40

On 27 March, the Government submitted to Parliament two decrees concerning the Uusimaa region on the entry into force and the application of the restrictions on movement laid down in the Emergency Powers Act. The restrictions concern movement to and from the Uusimaa region. The movement restrictions in the Uusimaa region entered into force on 28 March and remain in force until 19 April 2020.

Once the restrictions have entered into force, the residents of Uusimaa must stay in the Uusimaa region. Residents of other regions are not allowed to visit Uusimaa. Everyone does, however, have the right to return to their home or place of residence. Recreational travel is not allowed.

Further information and instructions on the movement restrictions

A national police advisory helpline service is available at 0295 419 800 (standard local network/mobile rate) on weekdays between 8.00 and 16.15 and exceptionally over the weekend on 28-29 March.





Media briefing 26.3.
Situation of Finnish nationals abroad and details of their return to Finland

26.3.2020 9.30

The Government held a media briefing on the COVID-19 situation on Thursday 26 March. The briefing provided information on the situation of Finnish nationals who are currently abroad and on their return to Finland. Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto attended the briefing. 

Recording of the media briefing 
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