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Soite’s coro­n­avirus site

3
New corona virus infections
15
Number of coronavirus cases during the last 14 days
19.4
The incidence of infections during the last 14 days/100 000 citizens
277
The number of coronavirus infections that have been confirmed in Soite since the pandemic began

The situational picture

Updated on the 9th of May 2021

  • The situation today: three new coronavirus infections (9.5.2021).
  • The latest coronavirus infection was confirmed on: 9.5.2021 (3 cases)
  • Being treated at the hospital: 0 patients with COVID-19 (9.5.2021)
  • Number of coronavirus cases during the last 14 days: 15 (9.5.2021)
  • The incidence of infections during the last 14 days/100 000 citizens: 
    19.4 (9.5.2021)
  • 0.8 % of the coronavirus tests are positive.
  • The number of coronavirus infections that have been confirmed in Soite since the pandemic began: 277 (Link: statistics)
  • Traceability of chains of infections 80 %
  • The epidemiological situation in Central Ostrobothnia: base level

Possible exposures to COVID-19

  • Sunday 2nd of May between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Word of Faith Church Finland church service, Kokkola
  • Tuesday 4th of May between 6.30 a.m. and 7.30 a.m. the gym Kuntokeskus Liikku, Kokkola
  • Tuesday 4th of May between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. swimming centre Vesiveijari, Kokkola
  • Tuesday 4th of May between 4.30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Kuntokeskus Liikku
  • Wednesday 5th of May between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Keski-Pohjanmaan ammattiopisto (the unit at Närvilänkatu 8), the Jobsteri event, Kokkola
  • Wednesday 5th of May between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Kokkolan keilahalli (Kokkola bowling alley)
  • Wednesday 5th of May between 7 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. swimming centre Vesiveijari, Kokkola

Coronavirus vaccinations:

  • Soite's coronavirus indicator
  • Weeks 1-2: vaccinations for frontline workers in health and social services began
  • Week 2-3: vaccinations for personnel and residents at Soite’s around-the-clock care home units for the elderly began
  • Week 5: vaccinations for elderly individuals older than 80 who live at home and of informal caregivers and elderly who live in the same household began
  • Week 7: vaccinations for persons under the age of 70 who belong to risk group 1 began
  • Week 9: vaccinations for 75-79-year-old persons began
  • Week 11: vaccinations for 70-74-year-old persons began
  • Week 14: vaccinations for 18-64-year-old persons who belong to risk group 2 began
  • Week 14: vaccinations for 65-69-year-old persons began
  • Week 15: vaccinations for 60-64-year-old persons began
  • Week 16: vaccinations for 55-59-year-old persons began

Regulations and recommendations in Soite's area:

Link: an extensive list on recommendations in Soite

Regulation by The Regional State Administrative Agency concerning gatherings:

  • In the municipalities of the hospital district of Central Ostrobothnia (excluding Reisjärvi), the number of participants in public events and at public meetings is limited to 50 people indoors and outdoors. As of May 3rd, public events and meetings with more than 50 participant can be arranged in the Soite area, provided that the audience can be accommodated in groups of up to 50 people with their own seating or in separate areas, i.e. audience stands or other areas intended for audiences. Each area must have its own routes, services and event staff.
  • This restriction on social gatherings is in effect May 3rd 2021 – May 16th 2021 (until 2nd of May 2021, the limit is 20 people). Additional information in AVI’s message (in Finnish).
  • The Regional State Administrative Agency strongly recommends avoiding all physical gatherings if one does not have to organize them.
  • Link: Guidelines for the prevention of coronavirus infections during public events and gatherings and during the use of public spaces (in Finnish)

Recommendations by the regional COVID-19 authority task group:

  • It is recommended that private gatherings of over 20 people are not arranged and face masks must be used even at smaller gatherings if social distances cannot be maintained. Special attention must be paid to the size of the space, so that social distances can be maintained.
  • Those that arrange events are responsible for safety precautions and for the number of participants.
  • It is recommended that close contact outside of the family is avoided after one's own assessment. It is recommended that large groups of people and e.g. spending time at shopping centres is avoided in order to reduce social contacts.

  • Regarding indoor activities for people over the age of 20, it is recommended that a limit of 20 people is observed. The recommendation also applies to indoor competitive team sports activities as well as the activities of teams and training groups, unless there are specific grounds or obligations for it (e.g. competition and training activities for the national team and Finnish Championship levels). The recommendation applies to all hobbies for adults.
  • Outdoor activities in groups of less than 50 people are possible in accordance with the recommendations issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture and THL’s recommendations (in Finnish).
  • Hobby activities for children and young people can also be organized indoors in groups of less than 50 if the recommendations issued by Ministry of Education and Culture and THL (in Finnish) are followed.
  • However, it is recommended that activities for children and young people be moved outdoors. There are no restrictions regarding activities for children and young people that are arranged outdoors. Outdoors, hobbies can be arranged for children and young people if the coronavirus safety instructions are followed.
  • At games, tournaments and shows as well as when it comes to the size of the audience in the stands, one should adhere to AVI’s restrictions on gatherings.

  • Recommendation on travelling: it is recommended that all unnecessary travelling is avoided.
  • Recommendation on remote work: it is recommended that remote work is utilized when possible.
See all recommendations

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:

Soite’s com­mon
emer­gency clin­ic
116 117

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

Soite’s pae­di­atric
emer­gency clin­ic
phone 06 826 4444

Open 24/7

Coro­n­avirus vaccinations

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

Coronavirus task group information

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