From the beginning of the pandemic, there are 18,858 confirmed coronavirus infections in Finland, according to the new numbers released on Friday by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

The number of new infections between Thursday and Friday is 316.

In the past 24 hours, most new infections were confirmed in the following cities: 76 in Helsinki (5,860), 53 in Mikkeli (180), 43 in Espoo (2,186) and 31 in Vantaa (1,937).

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

19 in Turku, 10 in Pieksämäki, 7 in Sotkamo, 7 in Oulu, 5 in Kemi, 4 in Tornio, 4 in Hyvinkää, 3 in Vihti, 3 in Tampere, 3 in Nurmijärvi, 3 in Kruunupyy, 3 in Lappeenranta, 2 in Rauma, 2 in Kokkola, 2 in Jyväskylä, 2 in Kotka, 2 in Porvoo, 2 in Liminka, 2 in Pietarsaari, 2 in Lahti, 2 in Järvenpää, 2 in Sodankylä, 2 in Pedesöre, 1 in Parainen, 1 in Raisio, 1 in Salo, 1 in Loppi, 1 in Lohja, 1 in Hamina, 1 in Imatra, 1 in Naantali, 1 in Hamina, 1 in Loviisa, 1 in Vöyri, 1 in Kemiönsaari, 1 in Vaasa, 1 in Pori, 1 in Tervola, 1 in Kouvola, 1 in Kuopio, 1 in Kirkkonummi.

In addition, new infections were confirmed in Kontiolahti but the number is unknown.

The individual statistics of new infections don’t include municipalities where there are fewer than 5 infections.

No new deaths related to the coronavirus have been reported. The death toll is at 365.

Currently, there are 73  people in hospital care being treated for the virus. 14 people are in intensive care.