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193 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 24 hours

Published : 27 Oct 2020, 18:03

  DF Report

File Photo: City of Helsinki.

The total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 15,163 as 193 more cases were diagnosed in the last 24 hours, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus deaths in Finland, however, remains unchanged at 354, as no new death has been reported in the last 24 hours.

So far a total of 285 people have died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), 25 in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS), 21 in the Turku Hospital District (TYKS), 14 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS), and nine in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District.

The last coronavirus death was reported on 26 October.

Until Tuesday, 9,800 or more than 70% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.

A total of 74 coronavirus patients, including 10 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 271 per 100,000 people.

Currently, laboratories in the country have the testing capacity of about 20,000 samples a day.