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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Low-threshold coronavirus testing in Vaasa on several days

Low-threshold coronavirus testing in Vaasa on several days

8/3/2021Redaktion_Toimitus

The number of coronavirus infections has again started to rise in Vaasa Hospital District. Low-threshold coronavirus testing will be held in Vaasa during August and September.

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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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Ostrobothnia moves to the baseline phase, lighter restrictions for adult hobbies and sports activities

Ostrobothnia moves to the baseline phase, lighter restrictions for adult hobbies and sports activities

4/30/2021Redaktion_Toimitus

The spread of the coronavirus has calmed down in Ostrobothnia. A low number of new infections, a steady decline in the incidence rate and good traceability of infections have led to an expected decision: Ostrobothnia moved to the baseline phase in coronavirus classification. The situation was stated at a meeting of the Ostrobothnia Corona Coordination Group on Tuesday.

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A worryingly high number of coronavirus infections - if you live here, come and get tested

A worryingly high number of coronavirus infections - if you live here, come and get tested

3/17/2021Redaktion_Toimitus

A worryingly high number of coronavirus infections have been reported in Pappilanmäki and Ristinummi areas in Vaasa. If you live in these areas or if you have visited them, please come, and get tested for the coronavirus as follows.

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