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

Two new coro­n­avirus infec­tions have been con­firmed in Soite’s area. The chain of infec­tion is known in one of the cas­es and the infect­ed per­son was already in quar­an­tine. The case has thus not lead to any new exposures.

The chain of infec­tion is also known in the sec­ond case. Those that are close to the infect­ed per­son and have been exposed to the virus have been con­tact traced and put into quarantine.

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

Stop the coro­n­avirus from spreading:

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

It is impor­tant to get test­ed even if one only has mild symptoms!

Elec­tron­ic contact:

You can con­tact Soite’s infec­tion recep­tion by fill­ing in the coro­n­avirus symp­tom check-up in the Omaolo ser­vice at: If your symp­toms require it, your con­tact infor­ma­tion can be con­veyed to Soite. Alter­na­tive­ly, you can book an appoint­ment your­self via Omaolo to a dri­ve-in test­ing site. If your symp­toms require a coro­n­avirus test, the link for mak­ing a book­ing is offered after the symp­tom check-up has been filled in.

Con­tact by phone:

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). If your health requires urgent care, call Soite’s com­mon emer­gency clin­ic, phone 116 117.


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