Two new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Soite’s area, one patient is cared for at the hospital
Two new coronavirus infections were confirmed in Soite’s area yesterday 23rd of November 2020. The infections are connected to the earlier chain of infections in Kruunupyy and the infections have not lead to a mass exposure.
We informed on Saturday 21st of November 2020 about a mass exposure at the school Kaustisen keskuskoulu in Kaustinen. As a precaution, Soite will test everyone who was exposed to the coronavirus at Kaustisen keskuskoulu.
One person who has been infected with the coronavirus is cared for at the Central Ostrobothnia Central Hospital.
Overall, 121 coronavirus infections have now been confirmed in Central Ostrobothnia hospital district during the whole pandemic. Link: 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: https://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 (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).
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