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18 more coronavirus infections diagnosed in 3 days

Published : 27 Jul 2020, 14:49

Updated : 28 Jul 2020, 13:54

  DF Report

File Photo City of Helsinki by Vladimir Pohtokari.

The total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 7398 as 18 more cases had been diagnosed in the last three days since Friday afternoon, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Monday.

Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus deaths in Finland remains unchanged at 329, as no new deaths has been reported in the last three days.

The last coronavirus death in the country took place on July 24.

Until Monday, 6,920 or more than 90% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.

A total of five coronavirus patients are now undergoing treatment at different hospitals but there is no one in intensive care unit (ICU).

So far, a total of 271 people have died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), 25 in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS), 18 in the Turku Hospital District (TYKS), 12 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS), and three in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District.

According to the THL report, in relation to Finland’s total population (5,543,233), the prevalence of COVID-19 cases is 134 per 100,000 people.

Currently, laboratories in the country are testing about 13,000 samples a day.