January 29, 2020 / 3:45 PM / a month ago

Finland confirms its first coronavirus case

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland on Wednesday confirmed its first coronavirus case, on a Chinese traveler from Wuhan, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare said.

The traveler remains in isolation in Lapland’s central hospital in northern Finland, it said in a statement, adding some 15 other people may have been exposed.

Reporting by Anne Kauranen; Editing by Alison Williams

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