Monday January 18, 2021
8 more deaths, 324 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 24 hours
Published : 13 Jan 2021, 16:32
The coronavirus death toll in Finland rose to 610, as eight more patients died at different hospitals in the country in the last 24 hours, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Wednesday.
Out of the deaths, six were reported in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), and one was reported in Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS) and Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District each.
Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 39,335, as 324 new cases were diagnosed in the last 24 hours.
So far, a total of 415 people have died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), 72 in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS), 49 in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District, 43 in the Turku Hospital District (TYKS) and 31 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS).
Until Wednesday, 31, 000 or more than 80% coronavirus-infected patients in Finland had recovered.
A total of 150 coronavirus patients, including 28 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 710 per 100,000 people.
Currently, laboratories in the country have the testing capacity of about 26,000 samples a day.