22 new infections, no coronavirus death in 5 days


22 new infections, no coronavirus death in 5 days

The number of coronavirus deaths in Finland remained unchanged at 328 as no new death had been reported in the country in the five days since Friday last, said the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus infections increased to 7,236 as 22 more cases had been diagnosed in the last 24 hours until Wednesday afternoon.

A total of 24 coronavirus patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the country but, there was no patient in any intensive care unit (ICU).

So far, a total of 271 people had died in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS), 25 in the Pohjois-Savo Hospital District (KYS), 17 in the Turku Hospital District (TYKS), 12 in the Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Hospital District (OYS), and three in the Tampere-Pirkanmaa (TAYS) Hospital District.

More than 6,700 patients, or 90% of the total number of infected people, have recovered from the disease.

Currently, laboratories in the country are testing about 13,000 samples a day.

According to the THL report, in relation to Finland’s total population (5,543,233), the prevalence of cases is 131 per 100,000 people.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi