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105 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 24 hours
Published : 25 Sep 2020, 13:38
The total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 9,484 as 105 more cases were diagnosed in the last 24 hours, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Friday.
The number of coronavirus deaths in Finland, however, remains unchanged at 343, as no new death has been reported.
The last coronavirus death was reported on 23 September.
So far, a total of 279 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 six in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District.
Until Friday, 7,850 or more than 80% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.
A total of 21 coronavirus patients, including two in intensive care units (ICUs), 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 171 per 100,000 people.
Currently, laboratories in the country have the testing capacity of about 20,000 samples a day.