Information and advice on the coronavirus
The Government website contains decisions by the Government, information produced by the ministries on the effects of the coronavirus on different administrative sectors as well as topical material on the coronavirus from all ministries.
Restrictions on restaurant operations and exercise of powers under the Emergency Powers Act will continue
On 31 March, the Government issued a decree restricting the operations of restaurants throughout the country.
All restaurants must be closed starting from Saturday 4 April 2020. The restrictions will remain in force until the end of May. The restrictions apply to all restaurant operations except for preparing food for take away and for delivery by food couriers. The restrictions do not apply to canteens or restaurants that are essential for food supply such as canteens in schools, hospitals and similar establishments, or personnel restaurants that serve in-house personnel only.
Press conference 30.3.
Government extends measures related to emergency conditions until 13 May
The Government decided to extend until 13 May 2020 the duration of the previously imposed restrictions to slow down the spread of coronavirus infections and to protect those at risk.
Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Minister of Finance Katri Kulmuni, Minister of Education Li Andersson, Minister of the Interior Maria Ohisalo and Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson were present at the press conference.
Coronavirus COVID-19 – Latest Updates - thl.fiInformation, instructions and materials on the coronavirus disease COVID-19 and on preparedness for it.
Movement restrictions - Region of UusimaaGovernment decided to restrict traffic between the Region of Uusimaa and other regions as of 28 March. The restrictions will be in force until 19 April 2020.
Guidelines for workplaces to prevent coronavirus infectionInstructions for employers on how to prepare for the coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19). How should people act and protect themselves in their work if they may be involved with a person infected with coronavirus COVID-19?
Frequently asked questions with answers about travel and coronavirusFrequently asked questions with answers about travel and coronavirus.
Regional State Administrative AgenciesThere are six Regional State Administrative Agencies in Finland. The agencies work in close collaboration with local authorities.