Soite’s coronavirus task group informs on the 26th of November 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.
Six new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Soite’s area. Five of the infections are connected to the earlier chain of infections in the Kruunupyy area. The infections are connected to a mass exposure at a workplace, and Soite’s experts in infectious diseases are cooperating with the company when it comes to efficient measures and getting the chain of infections under control. One of the new infections is connected to a chain of infections in North Ostrobothnia.
One person who has been infected with the coronavirus is cared for at the Central Ostrobothnia Central Hospital.
Overall, 128 coronavirus infections have now been confirmed in Central Ostrobothnia hospital district during the whole pandemic.
Everyone can help prevent 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.
Stop the coronavirus from spreading:
- Wash your hands
- Cough into your sleeve or into a disposable handkerchief
- Keep a distance to other people
- Use a mask
- If you have symptoms, stay at home and seek out coronavirus testing
- Install and use the Koronavilkku coronavirus app
It is important to get tested even if one only has mild symptoms!
You can contact Soite’s infection reception by filling in the coronavirus symptom check-up in the Omaolo service at: https://www.omaolo.fi/?lang=en. If your symptoms require it, your contact information can be conveyed to Soite. Alternatively, you can book a time yourself via Omaolo to a drive-in testing site. 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 (adults, over 16-year-old persons who are ill). Soite’s paediatric emergency clinic is open around the clock 24/7, phone 06 826 4444 (under 16-year-old persons who are ill).