Finland overview

13,293

cases

351

DEATHS

9,100

recovered

2.6%

Fatality Rate

68.5%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Finland

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Finland:

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Finland. - This does not apply to nationals of Finland. - This does not apply to family members of nationals of Finland. - This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Finland. - This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland residing in Finland, and their family members. This does not apply to passengers with a British passport residing in Finland, and their family members. - This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland and their family members who are returning via Finland to their respective country of residence. - This does not apply to passengers with a British passport and their family members who are returning via Finland to their respective country of residence. This does not apply to residents of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom who are returning via Finland to their respective country of residence. - This does not apply to the following passengers: a. Healthcare and rescue service professionals/personnel, health researchers, and elderly care professionals; b. Transport personnel and other transport staff to the extent necessary; c. Workers, who based on permanent employee relationship work daily in another country and returns back to the country of residence at least once a week, taking into consideration local circumstances and natural travel-to-work area; d. Diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their functions; e. Necessary (return) transit and returns; f. Passengers travelling for imperative family reasons; g. Persons in need of international protection or for other humanitarian reasons; h. Other necessary and justified traffic. For example, other necessary traffic would be maintenance work, that requires maintenance team or a person arriving from another country and this work cannot be postponed. 2. Nationals and residents of Finland will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.