16 March 2020 – State of Emergency declared in Finland

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education, Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration, Military, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government in cooperation with the President of the Republic of Finland

Overview: Declaration of the state of emergency in Finland over coronavirus outbreak
Full details here: https://valtioneuvosto.fi/en/artikkeli/-/asset_publisher/10616/hallitus-totesi-suomen-olevan-poikkeusoloissa-koronavirustilanteen-vuoksi

Type of Justification: The aim of the measures is to protect the population and to safeguard the functioning of society and the economy.