Number of coronavirus cases in Finland rises to 7,040

# 23:15
10 June 2020

The number of coronavirus cases in Finland reached 7,040, increasing by 15 over the day, the Finnish National Institute of Health and Welfare reported on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

A day earlier, 7,025 cases were reported. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 324 deaths have been registered in the country.

From March 19 to May 13, Finland closed its borders to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Since May 14, the borders within the Schengen area have been opened for business and urgent travel; studies in schools and preschool institutions have resumed. In Finland, a ban on gathering in groups of more than 10 people was in effect until the end of May, which was relaxed to 50 people on June 1.