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FINLAND

41,915

Total Cases

638

Total Deaths

31,000

Total Recovered

10,277

Total Active Cases

0

New Deaths

+350

New Cases


via technocodex01/22/2021

Holidays: Portugal, the Netherlands and Finland ban UK travellers amid Covid concerns | Travel News | Travel - TechnoCodex

Portugal, the Netherlands and Finland have become the latest European nations to ban all UK travellers from crossing their borders. It comes amid growing concerns over new strains of COVID-19 which have been discovered in several countries worldwide, including England. At a news conference, Mr Costa said the measures were aimed to reduce the “risk […]

via schengenvisainfo01/22/2021

Which EU Countries Handled the Coronavirus Pandemic Best - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

With 97,477,830 COVID-19 cases in the world and over 2 million deaths, it is unknown when the pandemic will be something of the past days, though hopes are higher than ever, that better days are on their way, after the vaccine rollout. In most world countries the situation has deteriorated from November and on, including […]

via floorball.sport01/19/2021

51,400 licensed floorball players in Finland - Covid-19 having a negative impact - IFF Main Site - International Floorball Federation

The number of licensed floorball players in Finland was 51,400 at the end of the year 2020. EräViikingit from Helsinki continues to be the biggest floorball club. The amount of players with a purchased game pass were 50,961 at the end of the year 2020. When adding players that participate in the Finnish Floorball Federation’s […]

via finance.yahoo01/18/2021

Akzo Nobel enters race to buy Finland's Tikkurila, bids above PGG - Yahoo Finance

Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel said on Monday it wanted to buy Finnish paint maker Tikkurila in a deal valuing the company at 1.4 billion euros ($1.69 billion). Akzo's bid of 31.25 euros per outstanding share is 13% higher than the bid its U.S. rival PPG Industries made earlier this month. ($1 = 0.8281 euros)


via wlos01/15/2021

Pfizer temporarily reduces European deliveries of vaccine - WLOS

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — U. S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer confirmed Friday it will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its COVID-19 vaccine while it upgrades production capacity to 2 billion doses per year. “This temporary reduction will affect all European countries,” a spokeswoman for Pfizer Denmark said in a statement to The Associated Press.

via eureporter.co01/15/2021

Lahti (Finland) starts its European Green Capital year - EU Reporter

An opening ceremony that starts today (15 January) at 11h CET will officially mark the start of the European Green Capital year 2021 for Lahti in Finland. Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius said on the occasion: “The European Green Capital title is a recognition, but it is at the same time a responsibility […]

via wcti1201/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - WCTI12.com

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.

via news.err.ee01/22/2021

Finnish dailies: Border may close to all bar key foreign workers next week - ERR News

Finland's interior ministry plans to close the country's borders to all but the most essential foreign workers, Finnish media reports, as a safeguard against more virulent strains of the coronavirus finding their way into the country, including those reported in the media as being identified in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

via voxeu.org01/22/2021

Insolvency and debt overhang following the COVID-19 outbreak | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal - voxeu.org

Many countries have now entered a second wave of the Covid crisis, forcing firms to deplete even further their cash and equity buffers and to raise new financing. This column investigates the likelihood of firms’ insolvency and the potential implications of debt overhang following the outbreak. It foresees that around 7-9% of otherwise viable companies would become distressed,


via finance.yahoo01/18/2021

Akzo Nobel enters race to buy Finland's Tikkurila, bids above PGG - Yahoo Finance Australia

Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel said on Monday it wanted to buy Finnish paint maker Tikkurila in a deal valuing the company at 1.4 billion euros ($1.69 billion). Akzo's bid of 31.25 euros per outstanding share is 13% higher than the bid its U.S. rival PPG Industries made earlier this month. ($1 = 0.8281 euros)

via wsbt01/15/2021

Pfizer temporarily reduces European deliveries of vaccine - WSBT-TV

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — U. S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer confirmed Friday it will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its COVID-19 vaccine while it upgrades production capacity to 2 billion doses per year. “This temporary reduction will affect all European countries,” a spokeswoman for Pfizer Denmark said in a statement to The Associated Press.

via reuters01/15/2021

Finland extends UK, Ireland, South Africa flight ban to Jan 25 - Reuters

Finland will extend the ban on passenger flights on routes to Britain, Ireland and South Africa for a week until Jan. 25 due to the spread of a new variant of the coronavirus, the state transport office said on Friday. (Reporting by Tarmo Virki in Tallinn, editing by Louise...

via ktxs01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - KTXS

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.

via kfoxtv01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - KFOX El Paso

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.


via spglobal01/19/2021

Norwegian And Finnish Covered Bond Market Insights 2021 - S&P Global

In its Covered Bond Market Insights reports, S&P Global Ratings presents the Norwegian and Finnish covered bond markets, explains how the relevant legal framework works, provides an overview on the mortgage markets, and compares key characteristics of the existing programs. In our view, solid economies, stable ratings and outlooks on most issuers, and strong sovereigns will continue to support ratings stability for both Norwegian and Finnish covered bonds despite the COVID-19 pandemic. As vaccine rollouts in several countries continue, S&P Global Ratings believes there remains a high degree of uncertainty about the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic effects. Widespread immunization, which certain countries might achieve by midyear, will help pave the way for a return to more

via floorball.sport01/19/2021

51 400 licensed floorball players in Finland - Covid-19 having a negative effect - IFF Main Site - International Floorball Federation

The number of licensed floorball players in Finland was 51,400 at the end of the year 2020. EräViikingit from Helsinki continues to be the biggest floorball club. The amount of players with a purchased game pass were 50,961 at the end of the year 2020. When adding players that participate in the Finnish Floorball Federation’s […]

via jalopnik01/16/2021

Finland Is Getting Two World Rally Championship Events This Year In Place Of Rally Sweden - Jalopnik

COVID-19 has already wreaked havoc on the 2021 World Rally Championship schedule, and its path of destruction continues. The iconic, snow-covered (well, most of the time) Rally Sweden has long been nixed from the calendar, but various other changes had it looking like we wouldn’t see any snow events this year. Now, though, Arctic Rally Finland has stepped in.

via kmph01/15/2021

Pfizer temporarily reduces European deliveries of vaccine - KMPH Fox 26

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — U. S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer confirmed Friday it will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its COVID-19 vaccine while it upgrades production capacity to 2 billion doses per year. “This temporary reduction will affect all European countries,” a spokeswoman for Pfizer Denmark said in a statement to The Associated Press.

via schengenvisainfo01/15/2021

Estonia: Travellers From Iceland, Greece & Finland Won't Face Any Entry Restrictions as of January 15 - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Travellers reaching Estonia from Iceland, Greece and Finland from January 15 and on, who haven’t been to any other country in the 14 days before travelling to Estonia, will be able to enter without facing any restrictions. The change in entry measures for travellers from these three countries has taken place after the government increased […]

via krcrtv01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - KRCRTV.COM

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.