Soite’s coro­n­avirus site

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Page updated on the 29th of November 2020

  • The situation today: one new infection (29.11.2020)
  • The latest coronavirus infection was confirmed on: 29.11.2020 (1 case)
  • Number of coronavirus cases during the last 14 days: 
    26 (29.11.2020)
  • The incidence of infections during the last 14 days/100 000 citizens: 
    33 (29.11.2020)
  • Approximately 1 % of the coronavirus tests are positive.
  • The number of coronavirus infections that have been confirmed in Soite since the pandemic began: 135 (Link: statistics)
  • Traceability of chains of infections over 80%
  • The epidemiological situation in Central Ostrobothnia: acceleration stage
  • Soite's recommendation on the use of face masks
  • Recommendation on remote work: it is recommended that remote work is utilized when possible.
  • Restrictions on gatherings: gatherings of over 20 persons should not be arranged. Face masks must be used even if the number of persons is under 20 if social distances cannot be maintained. It is recommended, that arranging unnecessary gatherings is avoided.
  • Recommendations on hobbies: It is recommended that all indoor hobbies for persons who are over 20 years old are interrupted for the period 30th of November through 21st of December. The recommendation does not apply to hobbies where social distances between the participants can in fact be maintained during the entire practise session. It is recommended, that hobbies are moved outdoors if possible, Hobbies for children and youths may continue, but social distances must be maintained and hygiene practises followed. It is recommended that games and tournaments are arranged without an audience.
  • Recommendation on travelling: it is recommended that all unnecessary travelling is avoided.
  • Recommendation on parties during Christmas time: It is recommended, that Christmas parties are held at a distance, that face masks are used and that necessary precautions are taken. Link to the information on parties during Christmas time.
  • Please observe: a special recommendation for the Kruunupyy area from the group of regional authorities: Gatherings of over 10 adults should be avoided in the Kruunupyy area. The recommendation also applies to gatherings in the family circle. The strong recommendation is in effect until the 30th of November 2020.

Fol­low this advice if you have symp­toms that fit the coronavirus

If you have even just mild symptoms that fit the coronavirus, stay at home and contact us! Do not come to Soite's unit without contacting us first.

Con­tact us electronically:

You can contact us electronically by using the coronavirus symptom checker in the Omaolo service. If your symptoms require it, your contact information can be conveyed to Soite or you can book a time yourself via the Omaolo service to the drive-in testing site. The link for making a booking is offered after the symptom check-up has been filled in, if your symptoms require a coronavirus test.

Assess your symptoms and contact us via the Omaolo-service.

Or call us:

Adults, over 16-year-old persons who have become ill:

Soite’s helpline on the coro­n­avirus:
06 828 7499

Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on the weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If urgent care is required, call:

com­mon emer­gency clin­ic (yhteispäivystys/samjouren)
06 826 4500

Under 16-year-old persons who have become ill:

Soite’s pae­di­atric emer­gency clin­ic (las­ten päivystys/barnakuten)
phone 06 826 4444

Open 24/7

Help in the coro­n­avirus situation:

Helpline for psy­cho­log­i­cal first aid
06 828 7288 

Open during weekdays Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Advice for the elder­ly on the coro­n­avirus
06 828 7288

Open during weekdays Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The number for psychological first aid also offers advice for the elderly on the coronavirus. Persons who are over 70 years old can call the number if they have questions about the coronavirus situation.

Information on the coronavirus by telephone and chat (The Finnish Government)

Soite’s coro­n­avirus site



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