One new coro­n­avirus case relat­ed to mass expo­sure has been con­firmed in Soite’s area

One new coro­n­avirus case has been con­firmed in Soite’s area. The case has caused a mass expo­sure and is con­nect­ed to the ear­li­er chain of infec­tions in Kruunupyy.

The case was con­firmed to be a mid­dle school pupil at Kaus­tisen keskusk­oulu (7.–9.) in Kausti­nen. Soite is cur­rent­ly con­tact­ing those exposed and will dur­ing the week­end con­tact every­one exposed, and if need­ed they will be called to coro­n­avirus test­ing. About 80 peo­ple will be placed in quarantine.

In order to ensure that class­es con­tin­ue, Kaus­tisen keskusk­oulu (7–9.) has decid­ed that class­es will be held online as dis­tance edu­ca­tion from Novem­ber 23rd until Novem­ber 29th 2020. The munic­i­pal­i­ty of Kausti­nen will inform pupils and par­ents in more detail about the study arrange­ments through Wilma. The youth events on the evenings of Wednes­day Novem­ber 25th and Fri­day Novem­ber 27th have been can­celled in Kaustinen.

Soite asks all pupils and stu­dents in the area of Kausti­nen to be very mind­ful of their health and safe­ty and avoid unnec­es­sary social con­tacts dur­ing next week (23–29.11.2020). Please do not hes­i­tate to sign up for coro­n­avirus test­ing immedite­ly even if you have only mild symp­toms indica­tive of coro­na.

It’s impor­tant to test your­self even if you have only mild symptoms!

You can con­tact Soite’s infec­tion clin­ic by fill­ing out a form to eval­u­ate your coro­n­avirus symp­toms in the Omaolo ser­vice on the address: . If yours symp­toms require it, your con­tact infor­ma­tion will be sent to Soite or you can book time for test­ing at Soite’s dri­ve in test­ing sta­tion through Omaolo. The coro­n­avirus helpline is open week­days from 8 am to 17 pm and dur­ing week­ends from 8 am to 16 pm at the num­ber 06 828 7499. Soite’s children’s hos­pi­tal is open around the clock 24/7, phone 06 826 4444.

Every­one can con­tribute to pre­vent­ing the spread of infection

With­in Soite’s area, an expand­ed rec­om­men­da­tion regard­ing masks is cur­rent­ly in force. Masks is one way of pre­vent­ing the spread of coronavirus.

Pre­vent the spead of coronavirus:

  • Wash your hands
  • Cough in your sleeve or in a tissue
  • Keep your distance to other people
  • Use a mask
  • If you get symptoms, stay at home and sign up for testing
  • Download and use the corona warning app Koronavilkku

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