On Thursday, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has confirmed 1,259 new coronavirus infections in Finland in the past 24 hours.

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Most new infections were confirmed in the cities below.

210 in Helsinki, 110 in Oulu, 83 in Vantaa, 75 in Espoo, 67 in Turku, 55 in Tampere, 34 in Lahti, 33 in Jyväskylä, 29 in Ylöjärvi, 20 in Raahe, 18 in Närpiö, 17 in Kuopio, 17 in Hämeenlinna, 14 in Kokkola, 14 in Ii, 13 in Nurmijärvi, 13 in Kaarina, 12 in Kiuruvesi, 12 in Siikalatva, 11 in Hattula, 10 in Lappeenranta, 10 in Vihti, 9 in Tuusula, 9 in Kangasala, 9 in Lempäälä, 9 in Pirkkala, 9 in Urjala, 8 in Kerava, 8 in Rovaniemi, 8 in Hollola, 8 in Kempele, 8 in Kristiinankaupunki, 8 in Muonio, 7 in Rauma, 7 in Seinäjoki, 7 in Masku, 7 in Siikajoki, 6 in Järvenpää, 6 in Kirkkonummi, 6 in Joensuu, 6 in Nokia, 6 in Raasepori, 6 in Heinola, 6 in Muhos, 6 in Sievi, 6 in Urainen, 5 in Salo, 5 in Porvoo, 5 in Pori, 5 in Raisio, 5 in Lohja, 5 in Imatra, 5 in Kemi, 5 in Liminka, 5 in Hämeenkyrö.

299 patients are in hospital care being treated for symptoms caused by the virus. Of them, 38 are in intensive care.

THL also reports ten new deaths related to the virus.

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