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2 more deaths, 561 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 3 days

Published : 16 Nov 2020, 13:38

  DF Report

File Photo: Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS).

The number of coronavirus deaths in Finland increased to 371, as two more patients died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS) in the last three days since Friday afternoon, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Monday.

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 19419 as 561 more cases were diagnosed in the last three days.

Out of the new cases, 244 infections were diagnosed on Saturday, 213 on Sunday and 104 were diagnosed on Monday.

So far a total of 293 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 Monday, 14 000 or more than 75% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.

A total of 80 coronavirus patients, including 13 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 350 per 100,000 people.

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