The coronavirus situation in Espoo

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Latest update: 21 October 2020 at 13:14

We publish information on the coronavirus situation in Espoo once a week on Wednesdays.

The general coronavirus situation has remained moderate in Espoo.

The numbers are cumulative, which means that the number of infections also includes all Espoo residents who have already recovered from the disease.

Situation on 21 October 2020

  • A total of 1598 Espoo residents have caught the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus (laboratory-confirmed cases).
  • Since 1 July, there have been 695 new cases.
  • 22 Espoo residents have died of the disease in the city’s own services and outsourced services. All deaths have occured in the spring 2020.
  • Sources of infections in the past two weeks: family and friends 45%, unknown 30%, mass event or leisure activity 14%, place of work 9%, travel 2%.
  • Age distribution of residents who have caught the disease during the last four weeks: under 18 years 10%, 18–34 years 46%, 35–54 years 34%, 55 years and over 10%.
  • Quarantines in schools and early childhood education

Situation on 14 October 2020

  • A total of 1457 Espoo residents have caught the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus (laboratory-confirmed cases).
  • Since 1 July, there have been 554 new cases.
  • 22 Espoo residents have died of the disease in the city’s own services and outsourced services. All deaths have occured in the spring 2020.
  • Sources of infections in the past two weeks: family and friends 36%, unknown 32%, mass event or leisure activity 17%, place of work or education 12%, travel 2%, social and health services (all, public and private) 1%.
  • Age distribution of residents who have caught the disease during the last four weeks: under 18 years 10%, 18–34 years 48%, 35–54 years 34%, 55 years and over 8%.
  • Quarantines in schools and early childhood education

Coronavirus infections in Espoo by greater area

The map is published in two weeks cycles.The map has been updated based on the situation on 21 October 2020.

Situation from 1 July 2020 (infections per 1,000 residents):

  • Suur-Matinkylä 3.3
  • Vanha-Espoo 3.0
  • Suur-Leppävaara 2.5
  • Pohjois-Espoo 2.1
  • Suur-Tapiola 1.9
  • Suur-Espoonlahti 1.8
  • Suur-Kauklahti 1.3

The map shows the number of infections per 1,000 residents from the beginning of the epidemic.

Coronavirus infections in Espoo by greater area per 1,000 residents 21.10.2020: Northern Espoo 4.0, Vanha-Espoo 6.8, Suur-Kauklahti 3.1, Suur-Espoonlahti 3.8, Suur-Matinkylä 5.6, Suur-Tapiola 4.4, Suur-Leppävaara 6.6.

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