After a peaceful summer, coronavirus infections in Finland have increased during August and September. Local exposures, even extensive ones, have occurred in different parts of the country, showing that the coronavirus epidemic must still be taken seriously.

Current information about the coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a group of common viruses that usually cause a mild respiratory tract infection in humans. In December 2019, an epidemic caused by an outbreak of the coronavirus in humans started in the city of Wuhan, China. The official name of the disease caused by the virus is COVID-19. The novel coronavirus causes respiratory tract infections and pneumonia. A small minority of infected people develop a severe infection.

International KalaDOGi Show returns to Kalajoki 2020

Kalajoki attracts holiday-makers as well as event organisers. In 2020, Kalajoki will be hosting hundreds of international and Finnish events in the fields of sports, music and recreational activities. Once again, the calendar will include both major international events and top Finnish events that have become a tradition. Kalajoki attracts event organisers and visitors with exceptionally good accommodation and ancillary services.