Thursday 9/16/21

School-age child diagnosed with coronavirus in Helsinki

In addition, a retiree has tested positive, according to the Helsinki University Hospital (HUS). To date, five coronavirus infections have been detected in Finland.

Hospital child

Two more cases, and counting.

Finnish health authorities confirmed that two new coronavirus Covid-19 cases have been diagnosed in Helsinki.

According to the Helsinki University Hospital (HUS), the infected are a child in school age and a man of retirement age. 

Both tested positive in coronavirus (or koronavirus, as spelled in Finland) and were sent home. According to health authorities, they are in good condition and have been instructed to remain isolated.

The infected man and child are part of the personal circle of another person who was diagnosed with coronavirus last Friday. She was a woman who had recently returned from Milan and started to feel the symptoms when she was back home.

According to the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, the woman diagnosed on Friday is recovering well.

To date, five coronavirus infections have been detected in Finland.

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