Thursday May 06, 2021

1 more death, 184 new coronavirus infections diagnosed in 24 hours

Published : 04 May 2021, 14:27

  DF Report

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The country’s coronavirus death toll has reached 916 as one more patient died in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS) in the last 24 hours, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 87, 529 as 184 new cases were diagnosed in that time.

The number of coronavirus variants in the country remained at 5,374. Of them, 4,521 are UK variants, 852 South African variants, and one was Brazilian variant.

So far, 595 people have died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), 100 in the Turku Hospital District (TYKS), 82 in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS), 82 in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa Hospital District (TAYS), and 57 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS).

A total of 128 coronavirus patients, including 29 in intensive care units (ICUs), are now undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the country.

According to the THL report, in relation to Finland’s total population (5,537,046), the prevalence of COVID-19 cases is 1,581 per 100,000 people.

Currently, laboratories in the country have the testing capacity of about 30,000 samples a day.