On Friday, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has confirmed 706 new coronavirus infections in Finland.

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

251 in Helsinki, 102 in Vantaa, 76 in Espoo, 57 in Turku, and 24 in Kuopio.

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

15 in Tampere, 12 in Oulu, 10 in Kouvola, 8 in Mäntsälä, 8 in Porvoo, 8 in Lahti, 7 in Lohja, 7 in Rauma, 7 in Lappeenranta, 6 in Nurmijärvi, 5 in Vihti, 5 in Raisio, 5 in Maarianhamina, 5 in Liminka, 5 in Uusikaupunki, 5 in Tuusula, 4 in Loviisa, 4 in Laitila, 4 in Kirkkonummi, 3 in Järvenpää, 3 in Sipoo, 2 in Askola, 2 in Hämeenlinna, 2 in Kuusamo, 2 in Kangasala, 2 in Sauvo, 2 in Kotka, 2 in Pyhäntä, 2 in Savonlinna, 2 in Karkkila, 2 in Kotka, 2 in Mikkeli, 2 in Vaasa, 1 in Tornio, 1 in Kaarina, 1 in Salo,  1 in Siikajoki, 1 in Rusko, 1 in Keminmaa, 1 in Naantali, 1 in Pornainen, 1 in Jyväskylä, 1 in Ilmajoki, 1 in Hausjärvi, 1 in Imatra, 1 in Kempele, 1 in Laukaa.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the cases total in 65,315.