Almost 8,500 of the U.S.’s reported 310,000 coronavirus patients have died, and governors are hunting for scarce ventilators. A carrier captain removed after drawing attention to a shipboard outbreak is infected. In Finland, a stockpile dating to the Cold War proves timely.
E-commerce orders soared 60%
in the last two weeks in March as the coronavirus epidemic hit
Finland, e-store platform maker Vilkas Group said on Friday,
basing its estimate on the sales figures of more than 2,000
Finnish online shops.
The city of Helsinki had the right to scrap its contract with Siemens over the failed automation of the Finnish capital's metro, but both sides broke agreements, a Helsinki district court ruled on Tuesday in a long-running legal dispute.
Finland's center-left government on Monday gave its blessing to majority state-owned Fortum's strategy to cut emissions, but promised to push the company further towards carbon neutrality, the minister in charge wrote.
Police and the Finnish army set up roadblocks on all routes that connect Helsinki with the rest of the country, while Finland's parliament approved the plan at the last moment to enforce the capital region's coronavirus blockade by midnight on Friday.
Police and the Finnish army set up roadblocks on all routes that connect Helsinki with the rest of the country, while the government rushed legislation through parliament to enforce the capital region's coronavirus blockade by midnight on Friday.
The Finnish government decided on Wednesday to issue a three-week blockade of the Uusimaa region around Helsinki, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Finland, to prevent people from travelling and spreading the virus elsewhere in the country.
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