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188 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 24 hours
Published : 29 Oct 2020, 14:16
The total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 15,566 as 188 more cases were diagnosed in the last 24 hours, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Thursday.
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.
The last coronavirus death was reported on 26 October.
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.
Until Thursday, 11,300 or more than 70% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.
A total of 65 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 281 per 100,000 people.
Currently, laboratories in the country have the testing capacity of about 20,000 samples a day.