Finland reports 404 new coronavirus infections

404 new cases of infection have been identified in Finland, the THL Department of Health and Social Development reports. In two weeks, 4,084 new infections were registered, which is 1,682 more than in the previous 14 days. The number of new cases of COVID-19 has quadrupled since mid-June, according to the THL and the Ministry of Welfare and Health.

A total of 101,630 COVID-19 cases were recorded during the pandemic.

The infection rate for two weeks is 70 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, while in the previous two weeks it was at the level 43.

According to THL, the highest infection rate to date is in the medical district of Helsinki and Uusimaa, with approximately 136 infections per 100,000 inhabitants. In Päijät-Häme Medical District, the infection rate is 132. The lowest incidence rate is in Central Pohjanmaa – 6 infections per 100,000 people.

To date, 3.57 million people have been vaccinated with one dose of the vaccine in the country, that is, 64.4 percent of the population. Both vaccinations were given to 1.61 million people – about 29% of the population.