Wednesday. 29.11.2023

Finland's 73-year-old president, Sauli Niinistö, is in hospital after showing Covid-19 symptoms, his office reported in Helsinki on Tuesday.

Niinistö remains in relatively good health and is continuing to work remotely.

Among the key issues facing the country is a possible application to join NATO.

Niinistö tested positive for the coronavirus a week ago.

Finnish President Niinistö in hospital with coronavirus infection