9,334 registered Coronavirus cases in Norway – 66 new cases in the last 24 hours

Korona testingKorona testing.Photo: Ole Berg-Rusten / NTB scanpix

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9,334 cases of Coronavirus infection were registered in Norway at midnight Tuesday, according to preliminary figures from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH).

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This represents an increase of 66 cases in the last 24 hours. In the last two days, the increase is by 81 cases. The figures are taken from the Communicable Diseases Notification System (MSIS).

14 corona-infected patients were admitted to Norwegian hospitals on Monday. There are eleven more than before the weekend. One patient is receiving  treatment on a ventilator. Seven patients have been admitted to Health South-East, four in Health North, two in Health West and one in Health Central Norway, according to the Norwegian Directorate of Health.

NIPH has registered 256 Coronavirus related deaths in this country.

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1 Comment on "9,334 registered Coronavirus cases in Norway – 66 new cases in the last 24 hours"

  1. Meanwhile, this article about Georgia schools is on Washington Post which just had the article about tested kids going to summer camp in Georgia … and getting COVID-infected.

    “Teachers returned to a Georgia school district last week. 260 employees have already gone home to quarantine.”

    This was the result of tests when the employees reported for work, so in most cases it wasn’t (yet) at school where they were infected.

    In the accompanying photo, both the school bus driver and the 7 year old getting on it are wearing facemasks.

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