444 new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Finland, according to the latest statistics released by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) on Friday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 52,653 Covid-19 infections have been confirmed in Finland.

In the past 24 hours, most new cases were found in the following cities:

112 in Helsinki, 51 in Vantaa and 49 in Pori.

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

36 in Turku, 33 in Espoo, 21 in Mikkeli, 11 in Rauma, 10 in Kerava, 8 in Lappeenranta, 7 in Raisio, 7 in Järvenpää, 7 in Oulu, 6 in Vihti, 5 in Tuusula, 5 in Tampere, 5 in Joensuu, 4 in Mäntsälä, 4 in Maarianhamina, 4 in Kolari, 4 in Salo, 3 in Lahti, 3 in Lohja, 3 in Kurikka, 3 in Raahe, 3 in Nurmijärvi, 3 in Huittinen, 2 in Loviisa, 2 in Kaarina, 2 in Kuopio, 2 in Seinäjoki, 2 in Kemi, 2 in Naantali, 2 in Pello, 1 in Somero, 1 in Liminka, 1 in Tammela, 1 in Suomussalmi, 1 in Imatra, 1 in Hammarland, 1 in Rusko, 1 in Sauvo, 1 in Laitila, 1 in Karkkila, 1 in Rantasalmi, 1 in Siuntio, 1 in Kauniainen, 1 in Kangasala, 1 in Kotka, 1 in Lieto, 1 in Laukaa, 1 in Laihia, 1 in Keuruu, 1 in Masku, 1 in Inkoo, 1 in Askola, 1 in Masku.