Information on the 3rd of May 2021 on the situational picture in Soite’s area when it comes to the coronavirus epidemic
The current situation of infection
No new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Soite’s area. The latest coronavirus case was confirmed on the 28th of April 2021.
The key figures in the situational picture have been updated:
- The number of coronavirus cases during the last 14 days: 1 (the previous number was 2)
- The incidence of infections during the last 14 days/100 000 citizens: 1.3 (the previous number was 2.6)
- No patients with COVID-19 are treated at the Central Ostrobothnia Central Hospital.
- 0.1% of the coronavirus tests are positive. During week 16, 1295 coronavirus tests were taken in Soite.
- All recent cases have been traced to 100%.
- The epidemiological situation in Central Ostrobothnia: base level
Central Ostrobothnia has the best coronavirus situation in Europe according to statistics from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC:
The coronavirus vaccinations of the citizens are progressing well in Soite’s area. Vaccinations are now progressing when it comes to all persons over the age of 55 and 16–64-year-old persons who belong to risk group 1 or 2 and have an illness or condition that is very highly or highly predisposing to severe coronavirus disease.
The telephone booking for coronavirus vaccinations opens again on Tuesday 4th of May 2021 at 12 p.m. and more appointments are also opened in the electronic Omahoito service on Tuesday at 12 p.m. Vaccination appointments are added to the electronic appointment booking even at other times if appointments are cancelled or if the number of vaccines suddenly increases. The Omahoito service is open 24/7.The days that still have appointments available are marked with green colour in the web calendar.
In all, 37% of the citizens in Central Ostrobothnia health care district over the age of 16 have now received their first vaccine dose. When it comes to persons over the age of 70, 91% have received their first vaccine dose. The vaccination information is updated this afternoon on Soite’s corona vaccination indicator.
Please follow Soite’s channels on the web and on social media as well as the local media in order to see when your age group has the right to a vaccination!
If you have symptoms, you should stay at home and seek out coronavirus testing without delay!
Please seek out coronavirus testing immediately even if you have only very mild symptoms. You can easily book an appointment for coronavirus testing through the Omaolo service online or via Soite’s Coronavirus Helpline 06 828 7499 / via the children’s hospital, phone 06 826 4444. Link: How to book an appointment for a coronavirus test
You usually get an appointment for a coronavirus test for the same day. The coronavirus test result will be sent automatically to your mobile phone as a text message if you have agreed to this. You can also check your result in the Omakanta service. You have to stay in quarantine at home until you receive the test result.