COVID-19 roundup: Finns not too mentally affected by pandemic; Svalbard open to tourists

People walk in central Helsinki, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Finland, May 12, 2020. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva/Reuters)
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a smaller impact on the psychological health of the population than expected, according to findings from the Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare (THL).

Tourism to the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard from Norway will be allowed to resume starting June 1, the government said in a news release on Friday. 

The Greenlandic government released the next stages of its travel reopening strategy on Thursday, saying… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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