Three new coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite’s area

Three new coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite’s area. All three infect­ed per­sons were already in quar­an­tine. The cas­es have thus not lead to any new exposures.

The infec­tions are part of a chain of infec­tions in an ice hock­ey team in Kokko­la. The chain has led to a total of eight infec­tions and fur­ther infec­tions in Soite’s area.

No patients with COVID-19 are treat­ed at the moment at the Cen­tral Ostro­both­nia Cen­tral Hospital.

Seek out coro­n­avirus test­ing ear­ly and even if you have only mild symptoms:

  • Online by filling out the coronavirus symptom checker at:
  • By calling Soite’s coronavirus helpline: 06 828 7499 (open weekdays 8 am to 5 pm and weekends 8 am to 4 pm). Children (persons under the age of 16 who are ill): Soite’s paediatric emergency clinic 06 826 4444 (open around the clock 24/7). If your health requires urgent care, call Soite’s common emergency clinic, phone 116 117.

Stop the coro­n­avirus from spreading

  • If you have symptoms, stay at home and seek out coronavirus testing at an early stage and even if you only have mild symptoms
  • Use a mask
  • Wash your hands or use a hand sanitizer often
  • Cough into your sleeve or into a handkerchief
  • Keep a distance to other people
  • Install and use the Koronavilkku coronavirus app
  • Get vaccinated when it’s your turn.

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