The Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland has changed its order given on 19 April 2021, which prohibited gatherings of more than 20 people in the North Karelia and North Savo regions until 22 May 2021. According to the new order, the limit on gatherings is increased to 50 people starting on 3 May 2021. The order is in effect from 3 May 2021 to 31 May 2021.
The University of Eastern Finland follows the orders given by the Regional State Administrative Agency: between 3 and 31 May 2021 all teaching and events on both campuses must be organised so that no more than 50 people at a time are present in the same room. All guidelines relating to health and safety must still be followed.