Information and advice on the coronavirus
Finland is in a state of emergency due to a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections. By following the recommendations, you can protect your health and that of others.
Thank you for caring and being responsible!
Restrictions and recommendations »
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, several restrictions and recommendations are in force in Finland.
Lifting of restrictions »
The restrictions and recommendations will be lifted gradually as the epidemic subsides.
Frequently Asked Questions »
Questions and answers from the ministries on the coronavirus.
Telephone service and chat »
General information on the coronavirus is available by telephone at 0295 535 535 and via chat.
Emergencies and the Government »
Emergencies refer to crises that seriously threaten the nation.
Phases of the epidemic »
The COVID-19 epidemic is divided into three phases and tiers of prevention measures.
Clear reduction in number of COVID-19 cases — positive trend must continue before restrictions can be eased
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
Press briefing by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, the Finnish Medicines Agency and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health on the situation with regard to the AstraZeneca vaccine
A press conference on the situation with regard to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was held on Wednesday 14 April. Chief Specialist Mia Kontio from the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Senior Medical Officer Maija Kaukonen from the Finnish Medicines Agency and Chief Medical Officer Sari Ekholm from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health were in attendance.
Recording of the press conference 14th April I Youtube