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

The total is now 46,493.

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

115 in Helsinki, 80 in Jyväskylä, 69 in Vantaa, 45 in Espoo and 26 in Turku.

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

8 in Savonlinna, 8 in Kerava, 7 in Oulu, 7 in Paimio, 5 in Järvenpää, 4 in Vaasa, 4 in Kalajoki, 4 in Lohja, 3 in Kuopio, 3 in Pöytyä, 3 in Karkkila, 4 in Uusikaarlepyy, 3 in Hämeenlinna, 3 in Lahti, 3 in Sipoo, 3 in Tuusula, 3 in Lieto, 2 in Jämsä, 2 in Rauma, 2 in Pyhäranta, 2 in Hämeenkyrö, 2 in Vieremä, 2 in Pori, 2 in Nurmijärvi, 2 in Tornio, 2 in Masku, 2 in Närpiö, 2 in Rovaniemi, 2 in Raasepori, 2 in Kotka, 1 in Janakkala, 1 in Muhos, 1 in Korsnäs, 1 in Sievi, 1 in Vöyri, 1 in Kauhajoki, 1 in Vihti, 1 in Nokia, 1 in Salo, 1 in Siuntio, 1 in Lappajärvi, 1 in Ylivieska, 1 in Imatra, 1 in Pietarsaari, 1 in Loimaa, 1 in Parikkala, 1 in Ylöjärvi, 1 in Hollola, 1 in Sauvo, 1 in Kouvola, 1 in Kirkkonummi, 1 in Kauhava, 1 in Mäntsälä, 1 in Pirkkala,  1 in Marttila, 1 in Siilinjärvi, 1 in Hamina, 1 in Salla, 1 in Aura, 1 in Porvoo, 1 in Luoto, 1 in Uusikaupunki, 1 in Pornainen, 1 in Kristiinankaupunki, 1 in Kemiönsaari, 1 in Laukaa, 1 in Kankaanpää, 1 in Ruokohlahti,  1 in Keminmaa, 1 in Luumäki, 1 in Rantasalmi, 1 in Maalahti.