President of the Republic of Finland offers his condolences for the death of a coronavirus patient

Office of the President of the Republic
Press release 8/2020
21 March 2020

I have received confirmation that the coronavirus has claimed its first victim in Finland. I offer my sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. This is a further indication that the corona epidemic is entering a new, more serious phase in Finland. I wish the family of the deceased strength and courage at this difficult time.