Finland: Responsibility vs. rules
06 February 2021 | 12:36 pm
Restaurants and bars are open for business in Finland, and stores never closed. Yet it is the only EU country that has managed to keep infection rates under control. But while there are few local restrictions, Finland does have tight rules aimed to keep the virus outside its borders.
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