COVID-19 coronavirus: frequently asked questions

(Updated 23 March 2020 at 7.00)

At the beginning of the year, an epidemic caused by the new coronavirus COVID-19 began in China. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus epidemic a pandemic on 11 March 2020. COVID-19 epidemics have developed quickly in many places around the world, and the situation in Europe is also changing rapidly. In Finland, the siutation is being monitored by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL. You can find THL's latest situation report at

This page is designed to answer some of the most frequently asked questions that pertain to working and studying at the university during the epidemic. For health advice, always contact your local health care centre, occupational health care provider or the Finnish Student Health Service. Click on the links on the left side bar to find frequently asked questions on different topics.