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 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.
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