Bergen fears a new wave of infection after the new cases of Corona

Bryggen in BergenBryggen in Bergen.Photo: Gorm Kallestad / NTB scanpix

Three people are infected with corona in Bergen and the county is worried about the possibility of a new wave of infections. For two of these people, the origin of the infection is unknown. 

One of those infected is from the Navy’s main base, Haakonsvern, Helse Bergen reported Saturday afternoon. The person has been admitted to Haukeland University Hospital.

The other two infected have few symptoms, Bergen Municipality states in a press release. 

The Infection Control Office is working with tracing the origin of the infection and states that they believe the infected used the city’s public transportation, has been in the city center,p and Vestkanten during the virus’ infectious phase.

The Municipality is now worried about a new wave of infections. 

-” We are worried because it has been quiet for so long. Now, all of a sudden, there are 3 positive cases within a short period. We believe that they were infected last week and have the impression that they have been in contact with many people.”, says Øygard, who warns people about lowering their guard, to Bergensavisen.

On Saturday, a total of 592 cases were registered in Bergen.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today


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