On Friday, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) has confirmed 788 new coronavirus infections in Finland in the past 24 hours.

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Most new infections were confirmed in the cities below.

131 in Helsinki, 54 in Espoo, 51 in Vantaa, 40 in Oulu, 38 in Turku, 38 in Tampere, 18 in Lahti, 16 in Kouvola, 16 in Pori, 16 in Raasepori, 14 in Kokkola, 13 in Joensuu, 12 in Salo, 12 in Raahe, 10 in Kuopio, 10 in Tuusula, 9 in Jyväskylä, 9 in Hämeenlinna, 8 in Kerava, 8 in Kaarina, 8 in Ylöjärvi, 8 in Hollola, 8 in Parainen, 7 in Lappeenranta, 7 in Järvenpää, 7 in Mikkeli, 7 in Seinäjoki, 7 in Lempäälä, 7 in Kemi, 7 in Askola, 6 in Kotka, 6 in Vihti, 6 in Riihimäki, 6 in Imatra, 5 in Pirkkala, 5 in Äänekoski, 5 in Kalajoki, 5 in Muhos.

Currently, 241 patients are being treated in the hospital for symptoms caused by the virus. Of them, 29 are in intensive care. THL also reports 8 new deaths related to the virus since Wednesday.

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