From the beginning of the pandemic, there are 20,286 confirmed coronavirus infections in Finland, according to the new numbers released on Thursday by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

Three new deaths have been reported since Monday. The death toll is now at 374.

The number of new infections between Wednesday and Thursday is 351.

In the past 24 hours, most new infections were confirmed in the following cities: 154 in Helsinki (6,373), 37 in Vantaa (2,126), 37 in Espoo (2,357).

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

20 in Oulu, 9 in Alajärvi, 8 in Kouvola, 5 in Kirkkonumi, 5 in Kuopio, 4 in Hyvinkää, 4 in Nurmijärvi, 3 in Tampere, 3 in Turku, 3 in Tornio, 2 in Rauma, 2 in Sipoo, 2 in Kerava, 2 in Rautalampi, 2 in Mikkeli, 2 in Lahti, 2 in Järvenpää, 2 in Pori, 1 in Kemiönsaari, 1 in Lieto, 1 in Loviisa, 1 in Karkkila, 1 in Asikkala, 1 in Nokia, 1 in Provoo, 1 in Lempäälä, 1 in Sodankylä, 1 in Hausjärvi, 1 in Sotkamo, 1 in Ii, 1 in Kotka, 1 in Pietarsaari, 1 in Masku, 1 in Kauniainen, 1 in Kruunupyy, 1 in Vihti, 1 in Inkoo, 1 in Raahe, 1 in Salo, 1 in Hattula, 1 in Loppi, 1 in Hämeenlinna, 1 in Rovaniemi, 1 in Äänekoski, 1 in Kemijärvi, 1 in Pirkkala.

90 people are in hospital being treated for the coronavirus, which is 10 patients more than on Monday. 12 patients are in intensive care, which is one person fewer than previously.