Since the beginning of the pandemic, there are 27,881 confirmed coronavirus infections in Finland, according to the new numbers released on Monday by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

The number of new infections between Sunday and Monday is 250.

Nine new deaths have been reported since Friday when THL released new numbers on deaths. The death toll is now 424.

Since Friday, 82 more people are in hospital being treated for the coronavirus. The number is now 223. 40 patients are in intensive care, and this is 9 patients more.

In the past 24 hours, most new infections were confirmed in the following cities:

86 in Helsinki (8,591), 42 in Espoo (3,176), 29 in Vantaa (2,933) and 17 in Pieksämäki (72).

In addition, new infections were confirmed in the cities and municipalities below:

16 in Oulu, 6 in Lappeenranta, 5 in Hyvinkää, 4 in Kaarina, 3 in Kotka, 3 in Muurame, 3 in Turku, 3 in Kuopio, 3 in Kouvola, 2 in Lempäälä, 2 in Rautalampi, 2 in Uurainen, 2 in Järvenpää, 2 in Tuusula, 1 in Masku, 1 in Salo, 1 in Ylivieska, 1 in Masku, 1 in Järvenpää, 1 in Kerava, 1 in Sastamala, 1 in Virolahti, 1 in Joensuu, 1 in Lieksa, 1 in Mäntsälä, 1 in Taipalsaari, 1 in Mikkeli, 1 in Suonenjoki, 1 in Jyväskylä, 1 in Rauma, 1 in Nurmijärvi, 1 in Lapinjärvi, 1 in Kirkkonummi.

During the weekend (Saturday–Sunday) a total of 873 new infections were confirmed.

On both days most cases were reported in Helsinki (227) and Vantaa (106).