The government of Prime Minister Sanna Marin (sd) will start negotiations on border issues and a face shield study at the Estates House at 12.30 pm. Moment-by-moment tracking can be found at the end of this article.

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health's mask report has become a hot topic of discussion. So far, the government has been reluctant to recommend the use of masks to citizens.

In its study, STM considered the impact of the use of face shields on the spread of respiratory infections to be minimal or non-existent. STM's report contradicts the view of the science panel set by the government.

According to a report by the Science Panel, masks could prevent the spread of coronavirus infections, especially from asymptomatic carriers.