Directives and recommendations within Soite’s area remain in place — stay safe during the New Year’s celebrations
Central Ostrobothnia’s regional Covid-19 authority work group gathered Wednesday 30th December 2020 to adjust the coronavirus situational picture for Soite’s area. Soite’s area remains in the acceleration phase of the coronavirus spread and the current restrictions and recommendations remain in force until 10 of January 2021.
Although individual positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Soite’s area after Christmas, the situation within Soite’s area is still calm. Central Ostrobothnia’s regional Covid-19 authority work group also wants to thank the citizens in Soite’s area for following the instructions, especially regarding the use of masks.
As the coronavirus situation in Soite’s neighbour counties is worse than in Soite’s area, the authority work group decided to keep current restrictions and directives in place. Soite’s area is still defined as being in the acceleration phase.
A complete listing of the regional coronavirus restrictions and recommendations can be found at Soite’s corona website: https://korona.soite.fi/en/recommendations/
The Covid-19 authority work group will gather again on the 5th of January 2021.
Recommendations for the New Year’s celebrations
Soite wants to remind everyone to observe corona safety during the New Year’s celebration. This year during the New Year’s fireworks, remember to observe not only the usual safety measures but also corona safety. During the pandemic, it is recommended that the festivities are arranged as distance gatherings, and that masks and adequate safety measures are implemented during physical meetings.
Soite recommends avoiding close contact with anyone outside close family in accordance with personal consideration, and also that even private gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people. Please observe that even while shooting fireworks outdoors, the number of people gathered should be limited to under 10.
One new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Soite’s area
One new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Soite’s area. The chain of infection has been traced and those exposed have been mapped. No patients with COVID-19 are currently being treated at the Central Ostrobothnia Central Hospital.
In total, 153 cases of coronavirus infections have been confirmed in the hospital district of Central Ostrobothnia during the pandemic.