Increased alcohol consumption in Finland during the COVID-19 pandemic

Alcohol sales in Finland increased by a quarter during April 2020 compared with the same quarter last year according to statistics from Finland’s alcohol retail monopoly. This rise comes alongside a 110% increase in online sales of alcohol, and suggests that closing bars, restaurants, cafés and nightclubs has not reduced overall levels of drinking in Finland.

Source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/short_news/alcohol-consumption-in-finland-skyrockets-amid-pandemic-2/