From the beginning of the pandemic, there are 15,910 confirmed coronavirus infections in Finland, according to the new numbers released on Friday by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).
The number of new infections between Thursday and Friday is 344.
The amount is the highest daily number of infections in Finland since the beginning of the pandemic.
On Friday afternoon, THL reported of 4 new deaths related to the coronavirus. The death toll is now at 358.
Most new infections were confirmed in the following cities: 73 in Helsinki, 50 in Espoo and 40 in Turku.
In addition, new infections were confirmed in the cities and municipalities below:
34 in Vantaa, 16 in Oulu, 10 in Savonlinna, 10 in Salo, 7 in Närpiö, 6 in Kouvola, 6 in Rovaniemi, 5 in Tornio, 5 in Hämeenlinna, 5 in Pedesöre, 5 in Riihimäki, 4 in Sipoo, 4 in Ylöjärvi, 3 in Luoto, 3 in Raisio, 3 in Porvoo, 3 in pietarsaari, 3 in Kirkkonummi, 3 in Tampere, 2 in Vaasa, 2 in Vihti, 2 in Sastamala, 2 in Nurmijärvi, 2 in Jyväskylä, 2in Kuopio, 2 in Lahti, 21 in Forssa, 1in Karkkila, 1 in Mänttä-Vilppula, 1 in Ylitornio, 1 in Kokkola, 1in Siuntio, 1in Muurame, 1in Loimaa, 1 in Ii, 1 in Vöyri, 1 in Kristiinankaupunki, 1 in Ulvila, 1 in Kangasala, 1 in Kajaani 1 in Nantali, 1 in Pirkkala, 1 in Pori, 1 in Valkeakoski, 1 in Järvenpää, 1 in Taivalkoski, 1 in Hyvinkää, 1 in Tuusula, 1 in Lappeenranta, 1 in Kauniainen, 1 in Lieto.
In addition new infections were confirmed in Siikajoki and Harjavalta but the number is unknown.
The individual statistics of new infections don’t include municipalities where there are fewer than 5 infections.
Currently, there are 65 people in hospital care being treated for the coronavirus. 10 people are intensive care.