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Regional situation in the coronavirus epidemic and issued recommendations

A regional coordination group operates in Uusimaa to organize the regional work that the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health requires the authorities to carry out and to coordinate the measures (in Finnish). The group convening on a weekly basis monitors the epidemic situation and the need for recommendations and restrictions aimed at tackling the epidemic. The group is chaired by Acting Chief Medical Officer Jari Petäjä from HUS.

Read more about regional coordination group (in Finnish)

The regional coordination group proposes recommendations and restrictions related to the epidemic. The official decisions will be made by the Regional State Administrative Agency (Aluehallintovirasto) and by municipalities.

Epidemic situation on September 23rd, 2021

The coronavirus epidemic is in the transmission phase in Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen  and Vantaa. 

The epidemic is in the acceleration phase in Askola, Hanko, Hyvinkää, Inkoo, Järvenpää, Karkkila, Kerava, Kirkkonummi, Lapinjärvi, Lohja, Loviisa, Mäntsälä, Nurmijärvi, Raasepori, Pornainen, Porvoo, Sipoo, Siuntio, Tuusula and Vihti. 

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Confirmed coronavirus cases (COVID-19) in Finland (THL Coronamap)

Recommendations and restrictions in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa