Finland’s prime minister Sanna Marin and Elon Musk. Photograph:( Others )
Finland's prime minister faced criticism last week for partying in a nightclub despite knowing she had been exposed to Covid-19. Sanna Marin, 36, apologised on Monday after photos of her in a Helsinki nightclub were widely circulated online.
Billionaire Elon Musk, who frequently uses memes to make a point on Twitter, used the platform to poke fun at Finland's Prime Minister, who recently came under fire for staying out dancing at a club despite being exposed to COVID-19.
Sanna Marin, 36, apologised last Monday after a gossip magazine released images of her partying till nearly 4 AM in a Helsinki nightclub, only hours after her Foreign Minister was diagnosed with coronavirus.
Musk published a joke on Sunday in which a man in a bar asks a woman, "What do you do?"
"I'm the Prime Minister of Finland," the woman in the meme responds.
This is met with a "What?" from the man.
On Saturday night, Marin was pictured partying at a nightclub in Helsinki, only hours after her foreign minister tested positive for COVID-19.
PM Marin, on the other hand, apologised for her slip in judgement in a Facebook post, saying she was sorry for not realising she needed to socially remove herself.
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She said in her blog post that she was initially informed she didn't need to isolate because she was completely vaccinated.
She did, however, miss a later message with instructions to avoid making touch.
She further stated that she went for a test as soon as she received the information about isolating on Sunday, and the findings were negative.
(With inputs from agencies)