Soite’s coro­n­avirus task group informs on the 28th of Jan­u­ary 2021

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.

The cur­rent sit­u­a­tion of infection

Two new coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite’s area. The infec­tions are relat­ed to a known chain of infec­tion and those close to the infect­ed per­sons who have been exposed have been con­tact traced and placed in quarantine.

One COVID-19 patient is cur­rent­ly being treat­ed at Cen­tral Ostrobothnia’s cen­tral hospital.

Over the past 14 days, a total of 16 coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite and the inci­dence of infec­tions dur­ing the last 14 days is cur­rent­ly 20.5 /100 000 cit­i­zens. The num­ber of coro­n­avirus infec­tions that have been con­firmed in Soite since the pan­dem­ic began is now 173.


Coro­n­avirus vac­ci­na­tions are pro­gress­ing with­in Soite’s area. Cur­rent­ly, per­son­nel and elder­ly res­i­dents at Soite’s around-the-clock care home units for the elder­ly are being vac­ci­nat­ed. Addi­tion­al­ly, Soite’s crit­i­cal per­son­nel that per­form coro­na relat­ed work are cur­rent­ly being giv­en their sec­ond dose of the coro­na vaccine. 

Mass vac­ci­na­tions of the pop­u­la­tion will begin Thurs­day 4th of Feb­ru­ary 2021 with elder­ly per­sons over the age of 80 who live at home as well as infor­mal care­givers and oth­er elder­ly per­sons who live in the same house­hold. Appoint­ment book­ing for this tar­get group will be opened on Mon­day Feb­ru­ary the 1st at 10 a.m., phone 06 828 7488. You can also book an appoint­ment elec­tron­i­cal­ly via Soite’s Oma­hoito ser­vice:

Ini­tial­ly, the avail­abil­i­ty of vac­ci­na­tion appoint­ments will be lim­it­ed due to the lim­it­ed amount of coro­na vac­cines avail­able to Soite, and because of this, vac­ci­na­tions will be orga­nized only at vac­ci­na­tion sites in Kokko­la, Kan­nus, Tunkkari and Kru­unupyy. Read sep­a­rate mes­sage about the subject.


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