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Finnish PM tests positive for Covid-19

Prime Minister Sanna Marin made the announcement in a tweet.

Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin in Brussels on 30 May, 2022. Image: Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP

Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has Covid-19, she announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning.

Marin said that she took a Covid home test after her temperature rose on Tuesday night and that the result came back positive.

"The symptoms are mild and I feel fine," Marin said, adding that she often takes home tests due to the large amount of travelling she does.

"Tests I took earlier this week have been negative," her tweet concluded.