Latest news on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Here you will find, among other things, information about the hospital's activities during the coronavirus epidemic, the current recommendations and restrictions in Ostrobothnia, and instructions for visitors.

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Vaasa’s drive-in testing station will move to the Vaasa Barracks Area (Kasarmialue)

Vaasa’s drive-in testing station will move to the Vaasa Barracks Area (Kasarmialue)

9/16/2021Redaktion_Toimitus

Operations will begin in the Barracks Area (between Korsholmanpuistikko and Artellikuja) on Wednesday 29 September at 9:00. Thursday 30 September every day from 8:00 to 20:20.

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The situation in Ostrobothnia has deteriorated rapidly - Ostrobothnia again in the spreading phase of the epidemic

The situation in Ostrobothnia has deteriorated rapidly - Ostrobothnia again in the spreading phase of the epidemic

8/25/2021redaktion_toimitus

Ostrobothnia has entered the spreading phase of the coronavirus epidemic. The situation was noted by the Ostrobothnia Corona Coordination Group on Monday 23 August at its extraordinary meeting. The situation in Ostrobothnia has deteriorated rapidly. During August, the incidence of the virus has tripled in the region to 122 on Monday.

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The recommendation to use a face mask will continue until the end of August

The recommendation to use a face mask will continue until the end of August

7/29/2021redaktion_toimitus

The corona situation has deteriorated in Ostrobothnia in recent weeks. A considerable number of infections come from other places in Finland outside Ostrobothnia. The Ostrobothnia Corona Coordination Group, which met on Tuesday, continues to recommend the use of face masks until the end of August as a preventative measure against the spread of infection. At the same time, the group also thanked the people of the region for their good and comprehensive use of safety measures.

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Viral infections in Ostrobothnia are still mainly from abroad

Viral infections in Ostrobothnia are still mainly from abroad

7/13/2021Redaktion_Toimitus

The coronavirus situation in Ostrobothnia has stabilised after a small increase, but infections from abroad in particular are still steadily occurring. On Monday 12 July, the regional incidence rate was 11. The face mask recommendation has now been updated and will remain in force until 31 July.

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