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4 more deaths, 513 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 2 days
Published : 13 Nov 2020, 13:22
Updated : 16 Nov 2020, 12:27
The number of coronavirus deaths in Finland increased to 369, as four more patients died in different parts of the country in the last two days since Wednesday afternoon, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Friday.
Out of the four deaths, two died in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS) while one died in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS) and Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District each.
Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 18,858 as 513 more cases were diagnosed in the last 48 hours.
Out of the new cases, 197 infections were diagnosed on Thursday and 316 infections were diagnosed on Friday.
So far a total of 291 people have died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), 28 in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS), 22 in the Turku Hospital District (TYKS), 15 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS), and 13 in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District.
Until Friday, 14 000 or more than 75% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.
A total of 73 coronavirus patients, including 15 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 340 per 100,000 people.
Currently, laboratories in the country have the testing capacity of about 20,000 samples a day.