One new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Soite’s area
One new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Soite’s area. The infection is connected to an earlier chain of infections and the infected person was already in quarantine. In other words, no new persons have been exposed to the virus.
Overall, 83 coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Central Ostrobothnia hospital district during the whole pandemic.
It is important to get tested even if one only has mild symptoms!
You can contact Soite by filling in the coronavirus symptom checker in the Omaolo service (omaolo.fi). If your symptoms require it, your contact information is conveyed to Soite. Alternatively, you can book a time yourself via Omaolo to the drive-in testing site in Kokkola. The coronavirus helpline is open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., phone 06 828 7499.
Everyone can act in a way that prevents infections
A broader recommendation on the use of face masks is in effect in Soite’s area. A face mask is one method of preventing the spread of coronavirus infections.
It is still of utmost importance to:
- maintain social distances of 1–2 meters anytime this is possible
- practice good hand hygiene
- cough into one’s sleeve or into a disposable handkerchief
- avoid touching one’s face
- avoid public places if one has symptoms.