The coronavirus situation in Espoo

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Latest update: 5 May 2021 at 18:55

We publish information on the coronavirus situation in Espoo once a week on Wednesdays. The numbers depict the situation from the previous week’s Wednesday until the Tuesday preceding publication. 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 5 May 2021

  • A total of 8,655 Espoo residents have contracted the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus (laboratory-confirmed cases).
  • Since 1 July 2020, there have been 7,755 new cases (during the past week +148, during the past two weeks +334).
  • In total, 62 Espoo residents have died of the disease in the city’s own services and outsourced services. 21 deaths have occurred in the year 2021.
  • Sources of infections in the past two weeks:
    • unknown 43,6 %
    • family member or person living in the same household 37,0 %
    • close friend or relative (not living in the same household) 9,1 %
    • place of work 1,5 %
    • educational institution or day care center 6,1 %
    • private event 1,8 %
    • travel 0,9 %
  • Age distribution of residents who contracted the disease during the past four weeks:
    • under 18 years 32 %
    • 18–34 years 29 %
    • 35–54 years 28 %
    • 55 years and over 11 %
  • During the past week, 8,444 coronavirus tests were conducted and 1,7 % of the tests were positive.
  • There have been a total of 431 confirmed cases of a virus variant in Espoo, nearly all of them UK variants.
  • A total of 84 773 vaccine doses have been administered in Espoo. (Situation on Wednesday morning 5 May.)

Situation on 28 April 2021

  • A total of 8,507 Espoo residents have contracted the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus (laboratory-confirmed cases).
  • Since 1 July 2020, there have been 7,607 new cases (during the past week +186, during the past two weeks +370).
  • In total, 62 Espoo residents have died of the disease in the city’s own services and outsourced services. 21 deaths have occurred in the year 2021.
  • Sources of infections in the past two weeks:
    • unknown 45,2 %
    • family member or person living in the same household 34,9 %
    • close friend or relative (not living in the same household) 10,1 %
    • place of work 2,4 %
    • educational institution or day care center 3,7 %
    • private event 1,9 %
    • travel 1,1 %
    • other contacts 0,8 %
  • Age distribution of residents who contracted the disease during the past four weeks:
    • under 18 years 32,5 %
    • 18–34 years 27,9 %
    • 35–54 years 27,6 %
    • 55 years and over 11,9 %
  • During the past week, 7,338 coronavirus tests were conducted and 2,53 % of the tests were positive.
  • There have been a total of 351 confirmed cases of a virus variant in Espoo, nearly all of them UK variants.
  • A total of 71 458 vaccine doses have been administered in Espoo. (Situation on Wednesday morning 28 April.)

See also:

Coronavirus infections in Espoo by area

The map and the list are updated every two weeks on Wednesdays. The data has been updated based on the situation on 5 May 2021.

Situation from the beginning of the epidemic:

Area, number of infections (cumulative)

  • Kanta-Leppävaara 1146 *
  • Kilo-Karakallio 692
  • Laaksolahti 216
  • Viherlaakso-Lippajärvi 249
  • Sepänkylä 22
  • Kanta-Tapiola 398
  • Otaniemi 87
  • Haukilahti-Westend 154
  • Mankkaa 165
  • Laajalahti 85
  • Matinkylä 868
  • Olari 408
  • Henttaa-Suurpelto 154
  • Kanta-Espoonlahti 780
  • Saunalahti 192
  • Nöykkiö-Latokaski 302
  • Kaitaa 159
  • Suvisaaristo 11
  • Kanta-Kauklahti 164
  • Kurttila-Vanttila 85
  • Kanta-Espoo 1244
  • Muurala-Gumböle 89
  • Bemböle 186
  • Nuuksio-Nupuri 35
  • Vanhakartano-Röylä 185
  • Kalajärvi-Lakisto 99

*The figure for the Kanta-Leppävaara area includes about one hundred cases that occurred in the Nihtisilta reception centre in the spring 2020.

Map: infections by area in the past two weeks

The data has been updated based on the situation on 5 May 2021.​ 

Coronavirus infections in Espoo by area

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