Infor­ma­tion on the coro­n­avirus sit­u­a­tion in Soite on the 28th of Decem­ber 2020

Soite’s coro­n­avirus task group has a meet­ing on Mon­days, Thurs­days and when need­ed and it updates the sit­u­a­tion­al pic­ture. The pre­pared­ness is in accor­dance with plan. The sit­u­a­tion is calm. 

Two new coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite’s area dur­ing the Christ­mas hol­i­days. The coro­n­avirus infec­tions were con­firmed Decem­ber 23rd and Decem­ber 24th. No patients with COVID-19 are treat­ed at the moment at the Cen­tral Ostro­both­nia Cen­tral Hospital. 

Dur­ing the Christ­mas hol­i­days the num­ber of vis­i­tors to the coro­n­avirus test sta­tions has remained fair­ly sta­ble and no sig­nif­i­cant decreas­es in the num­ber of coro­n­avirus sam­ples tak­en were not­ed. Dur­ing the Christ­mas week, a total of 1 100 coro­na sam­ples were taken. 

Soite’s prepa­ra­tions for start­ing coro­n­avirus vac­ci­na­tions are pro­ceed­ing accord­ing to plan. In Soite, vac­ci­na­tions will begin dur­ing week 1, pro­vid­ed the first batch of vac­cines arrives in accor­dance with the timetable. 

The key fig­ures in the sit­u­a­tion­al pic­ture have been updated: 

  • The number of coronavirus cases during the last 14 days 3 (the previous number was 4)
  • The incidence of infections during the last 14 days/100 000 citizens: 3,8 (the previous number was 5,1) 
  • 0.2% of the coronavirus tests are positive.  
  • The number of coronavirus infections that have been confirmed in Soite since the pandemic began: 150  
  • The traceability of chains of infection is 80% in the hospital district 
  • The epidemiological situation in Central Ostrobothnia: acceleration stage 

The cur­rent reg­u­la­tions and rec­om­men­da­tions are in effect and can be found on Soite’s coro­n­avirus web­site: 

The COVID-19 region­al group of author­i­ties in Cen­tral Ostro­both­nia has its next meet­ing on the 30th of Decem­ber 2020 and will analyse the sit­u­a­tion­al pic­ture in the region.


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