COVID-19 roundup: schools to reopen in Finland; two weeks of self-isolation in Yakutia, Russia

Primary school pupils are on their way to attend classes in Espoo, Finland on March 17, 2020. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva/AFP/Getty Images)
Finland has given the green light to reopening schools, saying in-person teaching can resume as early as May 14.

With confirmed COVID-19 cases increasing in the capital city of Yakutsk, northeast Russia, over the last week and a half, the regional governor is calling on the population to self-isolate as much as possible over the next two weeks in order to slow the infection’s spread. 

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