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.
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.
In the summer, everyone heads to Kalajoki to enjoy great events and spend their holiday in the midst of the town’s amazing holiday offering. Kalajoki has for years been among the top travel destinations in Finland.