Prime Minister Sanna Marin is going on sick leave.

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (the SDP) is taking a sick leave for cold symptoms. Archive picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

According to the government, Prime Minister Marin has caught a cold.

“A coronavirus test was taken from the prime minister to be on the safe side,” the government says in a statement. “The result is negative.”

Marin’s calendar has been cleared for the upcoming days.

She will be on sick leave at least for the beginning of the week.