The Union of Upper Secondary School Students has made an appeal to decision makers regarding rumours that the new school year may resume remotely due to the worsening pandemic situation. The independent, student-led group described a return to distance learning as “the worst thing that could happen.” Speaking on Yle’s
The National Coalition Party has expressed “regret” over terminology used in a nine-point immigration policy proposal. Outgoing Finns Party leader Jussi Halla-aho has criticised the National Coalition Party’s (NCP’s) proposal for changes to Finland’s immigration policy as a “populist ploy”. The NCP had expressed “regret” over terminology used in the
There has been a significant increase in the number of young people testing positive for coronavirus over the past two weeks, especially in the 18 to 21-year-old age group, according to the latest figures provided by health agency THL and the Ministry of Health. THL has recorded a total of
Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform Party) tells Postimees in an interview that she does not know whether Minister of Culture Anneli Ott (Center Party) is vaccinated against the coronavirus. Kallas said that Ott’s position does not affect the government’s work and that the cabinet remains united in its message that
The Committee of Permanent Representatives at the Council of the European Union (COREPER) has approved the EU’s IT agency eu-LISA, located in Tallinn, as the seat of the EU cross-border data exchange channel e-CODEX. “The fact that e-CODEX will be located in Estonia is very welcome, as the digitalization of
A total of 44 new COVID-19 cases were uncovered in Latvia in the last 24 hours, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to 138 344 since spring 2020. The latest public data for Estonia reports 132 180 confirmed coronavirus patients. 121 new patients were registered in the past day.
“Those vaccines that are already in possession of healthcare institutions, they cannot be taken, and those receiving countries would not be able to accept them,” Anzelika Oraite of the Health Ministry told BNS. Her comment came in response to Lithuania’s preparations to donate coronavirus vaccines to Eastern Partnership countries and
Residents of the Helsinki region can now bring forward appointments to receive their second dose of Covid vaccine by four weeks, shortening the interval between doses from 12 to eight. Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa councils now say that residents can get their second dose between eight and twelve weeks after
Suomessa 156 uutta koronatartuntaa Suomessa on raportoitu maanantaina 156 uutta koronatartuntaa, kertoo Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos THL. Yhteensä tartuntoja on Suomessa todettu 100 312 koronatartuntaa. Eniten uusia tartuntoja havaittiin Helsingin ja Uudenmaan sairaanhoitopiirin alueella, 120. Varsinais-Suomen sairaanhoitopiirissä raportoitiin 11 uutta tartuntaa. Muissa sairaanhoitopiireissä tartuntoja havaittiin vain muutamia tai ei lainkaan.