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Finland: 223 Cases of Wuhan Virus Confirmed…….




It should read: All schools have been shut down.

Coronavirus latest: 223 cases confirmed in Finland, some schools wind down teaching

This article includes the latest updates on the novel coronavirus outbreak in Finland.


  • The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Finland stands at 223 (as of 14.3).
  • Two employees at the Helsinki University Hospital district have tested positive for coronavirus, as have two members of the Defence Forces staff.
  • Finnair has cancelled more European flights through at least the end of March.

14.3 22:22 Foreign Ministry updates advice, some schools to teach remotely

Wrapping up the blog for the day. The number of cases has crept up to 223, and the Foreign Ministry has updated its travel advice to urge Finns to avoid all travel outside of Finland.


Schools in some parts of Finland will be teaching pupils remotely from Monday in response to the crisis. Our story on that development is here.


On Sunday government leaders are set to meet to discuss implementing emergency powers, which could bring in further restrictions on daily life in an effort to slow the progression of the outbreak in Finland.



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