For the first time, the death of a child related to coronavirus infection was registered in Finland.
The tragedy occurred in the city of Laihia.
According to Yle It is not yet known whether the death of the elementary school student was solely due to the coronavirus infection.
It is noted that the child was hospitalized in a serious condition.
According to the representative of the city administration Markku Laukkonen, the student was at high risk for infection with COVID-19.