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43 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 24 hours

Published : 11 Sep 2020, 15:12

  DF Report

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The total number of coronavirus infections in the country increased to 8,512 as 43 more infections have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Friday.

Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus deaths in Finland remains unchanged at 337, as no new death has been reported in the last two days.

The last coronavirus death was reported on September 9.

So far, a total of 276 people have died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), 25 in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS), 20 in the Turku Hospital District (TYKS), 13 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS), and three in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District.

Until Friday, 7,500 or more than 90% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.

A total of eight coronavirus patients, including one in an intensive care unit, (ICU) are now undergoing treatment at different hospitals.

According to the THL report, in relation to Finland’s total population (5,543,233), the prevalence of COVID-19 cases is 154 per 100,000 people.

Currently, laboratories in the country are testing about 16,000 samples a day.