Two new coro­n­avirus infec­tions have been con­firmed in Soite’s area

Two new coro­n­avirus infec­tions have been con­firmed in Soite’s area. One of the infec­tions is con­nect­ed to an ear­li­er chain of infec­tions and the infect­ed per­son was already in quar­an­tine. No new per­sons have been exposed to the virus in this case. When it comes to the oth­er infec­tion, the inves­ti­ga­tions are still under way, but those that have been exposed to the virus have been con­tact traced and put into quarantine.

The key fig­ures in the sit­u­a­tion­al pic­ture con­cern­ing Soite’s area have been updat­ed. In the last 14 days, 15 infec­tions have been con­firmed (4.11.2020). The inci­dence is cur­rent­ly 19/100 000 cit­i­zens in Soite’s area when it comes to the last 14 days (4.11.2020). 0.8% of the coro­n­avirus tests are pos­i­tive and over 80 % of the chains of infec­tion are known. Over­all, 97 coro­n­avirus infec­tions have been con­firmed in Cen­tral Ostro­both­nia hos­pi­tal dis­trict dur­ing the whole pan­dem­ic. Link: an updat­ed sit­u­a­tion­al pic­ture.

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 the address 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.

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

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