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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Hameenlinna, Finland – updates and restrictions


Located in Finland, the city of Hameenlinna (Hämeenlinna) has a population of 68K. The latest data indicates 1,133,597 cases of Covid-19 infection in Finland as of June 23, 2022 ,with 4,832 deaths. This represents a 368 percent increase from September 2, 2021, when 1,031 people died and 128,544 cases were registered, and a 401 percent increase from June 11, 2021, when 964 people were died and 93,660 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Hameenlinna.



Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Closure of schools or their alterations so the school operation differs significantly from standard non-Covid-19 operations

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

The authorities in Hämeenlinna recommend that companies close down or operate from home, or observe significant changes compared to pre-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

68K residents who live in Hämeenlinna

No cancellation of scheduled events for the public

Restrictions on gatherings

68K residents who live in Hämeenlinna

Gatherings can be held in Hämeenlinna without restriction

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

The authorities recommend closing routes, reducing volumes, or reducing transportation methods

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

68K residents who live in Hämeenlinna

No order to remain at home in Hämeenlinna

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Screening travelers upon arrival

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

Government replaces less than half of the lost salary or if it is a flat amount, it is less than half of the median salary

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

A narrow relief tailored to a specific contract type

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

68K residents who live in Hämeenlinna

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Symptomatic individual

Open public testing available to people who are asymptomatic, e.g. drive through tests

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

Public spending to Covid-19 vaccine development

68K residents who live in Hämeenlinna

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

Recommended facial covering outside the home in Hämeenlinna

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Different groups

Vaccines available to all

Policy for protecting the elderly in long-term care facilities and in their communities

Elderly people

Some restrictions on external visitors and or restrictions protecting elderly people at home related to isolation, hygiene and security in LTCFs




Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction June 11, 2021 September 2, 2021

Closing or restricting schools and universities

Close all or some levels of educational institutions (ex. just high school, or only public schools)

Closure of schools or their alterations so the school operation differs significantly from standard non-Covid-19 operations

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Employers may close their offices, or require their employees to continue working from their houses in certain circumstances

The authorities in Hameenlinna recommend that companies close down or operate from home, or observe significant changes compared to pre-Covid-19

Cancellation of public events and shows

The Hameenlinna authorities recommend canceling public events

No Changes

Restrictions on gatherings

Limits on gatherings of ten or fewer people

No Changes

Public transportation shuts down

There are no measures to restrict public transportation

No Changes

Order to stay at home or abstain from going out

People are advised not to leave the house

No Changes

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Blocking entering from some regions

Quarantine arrivals into Hameenlinna from all, some, or most of the regions

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

The government is replacing 50% or more of the lost salary, or is paying a flat sum that is greater than all the lost salary 50% median salary

No Changes

Government policy regarding access to PCR tests (not antibody tests for immunity)

Conducting tests on any person showing symptoms of Covid-19

No Changes

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Not every case involves contact tracing

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

Facial covering policies outside the home

The wearing of a face covering may be required in some specified shared or public areas outside the home when other people are present or when social distancing cannot be achieved

Recommended facial covering outside the home in Hameenlinna

Vaccine delivery policies for different groups

Vaccine availability for key workers, clinically vulnerable groups, and selected broad groups or ages

Vaccines available to all



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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