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05.10.2020

New coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite’s area

In all, eight new coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite on the week­end. Five of the infect­ed per­sons live in Soite’s area. Most of the infec­tions are con­nect­ed to the exten­sive chain of infec­tions in Vasa. The chains of infec­tion are known and con­tact trac­ing of exposed per­sons is still under­way. Approx­i­mate­ly two hun­dred peo­ple are in quar­an­tine. All of the infect­ed per­sons have only mild symp­toms and they are cared for at home.

Among the exposed per­sons are per­sons who work in Soite. They have been put into quar­an­tine. Per­son­al pro­tec­tive equip­ment has been used in client situations.

Four­teen coro­n­avirus infec­tions have been con­firmed in Soite’s area in the last two weeks. Over­all, 55 coro­n­avirus infec­tions have been con­firmed in Cen­tral Ostro­both­nia health care dis­trict dur­ing the whole pan­dem­ic. The inci­dence is cur­rent­ly 17.9/100 000 cit­i­zens in Soite’s area when it comes to the last 14 days. The coro­na task group has a meet­ing today Mon­day 5th of Octo­ber 2020 at 12 p.m. We will give more infor­ma­tion about the sit­u­a­tion after the meeting.

As the coro­n­avirus sit­u­a­tion is head­ing towards the accel­er­a­tion stage, Soite strong­ly rec­om­mends wide­spread use of face masks in pub­lic spaces, stores and in oth­er places when run­ning errands out­side the home. Link: Instruc­tions on the cor­rect use of face masks.

It is impor­tant to get test­ed even if one only has mild symptoms

If you have even just mild symp­toms that fit the coro­n­avirus, stay at home and con­tact us! Call the coro­n­avirus helpline 06 828 7499 and a pro­fes­sion­al in Soite will assess your need of care. When need­ed, we will ask you to come to a recep­tion to be test­ed for the coronavirus.

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