The hospital district said that current testing capacity is 2,500 tests per day and could rise to 4,000 per day.
The application is intended to provide secure reporting of any encounters between users.
Newspapers report on an upswing in commercial coronavirus testing and concerns about schools reopening this week.
The public health agency THL found Covid-19 antibodies in just 2.4 percent of samples tested.
Morning papers look at criticism of coronavirus strategy, university entrance exams, and the chance of fresh snow.
The app could help the government's "test, trace, isolate and treat" strategy in combatting the epidemic. So far Finnish officials have made no decision on whether to use the app or any timetable for it's use.
Dr Asko Järvinen warns that restrictions should be lifted before autumn so health services do not become overwhelmed during flu season
Random testing will begin on working-age capital area residents and will later expand to all age groups and regions.
Findings suggest that aerosols remain airborne but no new recommendations will be issued on the basis of the study.
To date Finland has administered nearly 30,000 novel coronavirus tests, says THL health security director Mika Salminen.
Travellers arriving in Finland will be monitored until they leave ports of entry in the recommended manner
The press on Tuesday looks at how people are managing daily life as Finland asks residents to stay at home.
The hospital district initially said no patients had been exposed but now about half of the ward's staff is quarantined.
The ex-President's wife Eeva also has the disease, the Office of the President reported on Saturday.
Experts say the coronavirus epidemic may have a long-term impact on work and even society in general.
Kutiaviin hyttysenpuremiin voi kokeilla kylmää vettä tai hakea apua pajun-, tai piharatamon lehdestä.
Kuuden hehtaarin luonnonsuojelualueella kasvaa tamperelaisittain harvinainen vaivero.
Juhannusruusu on isoilla nupuilla ja päivänkakkaroitakin on jo nähty. Yhtä värikästä kevättä ei ole koettu miesmuistiin.
Sateisestä alkukesästä voimaantunut sienitauti haittaa erityisesti taimikoiden kasvua.
Haagan rodopuisto on tänä vuonna poikkeuksellisen kaunis nähtävyys, kun alppiruusut ja atsaleat kukkivat harvinaislaatuisesti yhtä aikaa.