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4 more deaths, 204 new coronavirus infections diagnosed
Published : 14 Oct 2020, 15:17
Updated : 14 Oct 2020, 20:55
The number of coronavirus deaths in Finland has increased to 350, as four more patients-two in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), one in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) and one in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS)- died in the last 24 hours, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Wednesday.
So far a total of 283 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), 14 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS), and eight in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District.
Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 12,703 as 204 more cases were diagnosed in the last 24 hours.
Until Wednesday, 9,100 or more than 70% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.
A total of 48 coronavirus patients, including 8 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 229 per 100,000 people.
Currently, laboratories in the country have the testing capacity of about 20,000 samples a day.