Information and advice on the coronavirus
COVID-19 vaccinations have been progressing at a good pace in Finland, which has improved the outlook. At the same time, the number of COVID-19 cases remains high, as contacts between people have increased and easily transmissible virus variant are spreading around.
We can all do our part to manage the COVID-19 epidemic in our country. Thank you for continuing to follow the restrictions and recommendations put in place by the authorities and for getting vaccinated when it’s your turn.
Restrictions and recommendations »
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, several restrictions and recommendations are in force in Finland.
Lifting the restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 »
The Government has decided on measures to open up Finland and lift the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telephone service and chat »
General information on the coronavirus is available by telephone at 0295 535 535 and via chat.
Slow decrease in COVID-19 infections – burden on specialised healthcare remains the same
The number of new COVID-19 cases has been on a slow decline for the past four weeks. The total number of new cases reported between 6 and 12 September was 3,119. This is about 750 cases fewer than the week before.
The epidemic continues to spread especially among unvaccinated 20–49-year-olds.
National strategy for COVID-19 testing and tracing updated to target testing and tracing more accurately
In future, COVID-19 testing will primarily focus on unvaccinated people who have been exposed to the virus and are experiencing symptoms and on vaccinated people who still continue to be at risk of serious illness from COVID-19. This is stated in the national strategy for COVID-19 testing and tracing updated by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.