644 new cases of coronavirus diagnosed in Finland

Over the past 24 hours, 644 new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in Finland, the THL Department of Health and Social Development reports.

9,552 infections have been diagnosed in the past two weeks, which is only about 19 cases of COVID-19 more than in the previous 14 days.

The total number of infections since the start of the pandemic is now 123,061.

According to THL, the highest infection rates were found in the HUS Medical Region of Helsinki and Uusimaa, with 297 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, and in the Lapland Medical Region, with an infection rate of 207.

Over the past day, 11,000 people have received the second dose of the vaccine

39.3 million residents of the country have already received the first vaccine. This corresponds to 70.7 percent of the population. Both vaccinations were given to 46.24% of the population, that is, 2.58 million people. The number of fully vaccinated people has increased by 11,000 over the past 24 hours.