Former Finnish President and 2008 Nobel Peace Laureate Marti Ahtisaari contracted the coronavirus. This was reported on the website of the head of state.
“President Ahtisaari has been infected with coronavirus. This was confirmed on March 23, ”the report says. It is known that the 82-year-old politician became infected from his wife. At the same time, both talk about their well-being.
Ahtisaari from 1965 alternately worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland and the UN. In 1994-2000 he was president of Finland. He acted as an international mediator in various armed conflicts that were fought between South Africa and the rebels of Namibia, NATO and Yugoslavia, Britain and the Irish terrorists, Indonesia and the separatists of Aceh province. In November 2005, he was appointed Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General in Kosovo. Ahtisaari is the author of a plan to resolve the conflict, which led to the declaration of independence of the region. In 2008, he received the Nobel Peace Prize.
According to the latest data, the number of deaths due to coronavirus reached 16 574, the total number of cases of infection was 382 thousand, of which 102 thousand people recovered.
The outbreak of COVID-19, caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded at the end of December 2019 in Wuhan. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, and coughing. In addition to China, cases were detected in more than 100 countries of the world.
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