Information and advice on the coronavirus
The package of government information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) includes the policies and decisions of the Government, the restrictions and guidelines that are in force, answers to frequently asked questions, information on the Government’s management arrangements during the state of emergency, and on the coronavirus information packs put together by the different ministries.
The contents of the package are in Finnish and Swedish, and most of it is in English as well. Some of the Government’s press releases have also been translated into the Saami languages and into Estonian, Russian, Somali and Arabic. The Government’s press conferences have also been interpreted in Finnish sign language.
Decrease in number of COVID-19 cases - testing recommended for anyone with even mild symptoms
The number and incidence of new COVID-19 cases and the number of patients requiring hospital care have decreased slightly since mid-December 2020. However, new cases are still found widely across the country. It is worrying that people get tested more seldom than before.
Government meeting on Wednesday 13 January
The Government will hold an informal meeting at the House of the Estates on Wednesday 13 January at 17.00. Topics on the agenda include the situation with regard to COVID-19, vaccines and the events sector.
For the time being, the Government will meet to discuss the COVID-19 situation once a week.
Restrictions and recommendations »
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, several restrictions and recommendations are in force in Finland.
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.
Topical material »
Topical material from the Government and ministries: press releases and press briefings. Content is available in Sámi, sign languages and other languages.
Central government management during the coronavirus situation »
Management in the central government has been strengthened.
Activities of the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic »
The EU is taking action to limit the spread of the virus.