Eleven people under 40 years of age in intensive care

hospitalHospital.Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix

A total of 139 people have been admitted to intensive care with coronavirus in Norway. Of these, 11 are under 40 years old.

Figures are from Sunday’s daily report from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) about the virus situation in Norway.

Of the total 139 people who have been admitted to intensive care with coronavirus, 94 continued to be under observation on Sunday morning, according to figures from the Directorate of Health. As many as 76 per cent of the 139 people are men, and the average age is 60 years.

Furthermore, the age distribution shows that 11 of the patients are under 40 years old, while 53 are between 40 and 59 years, 68 are between 60 and 79 years and seven are 80 years or older.

The number of deceased by Sunday afternoon was 24 people. FHI’s record of the first 22 deaths shows that the youngest of them was 62 years old, while the oldest was 95 years old. The average age was 84 years.

The total number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 was 317 on Sunday morning, an increase from the previous day. Saturday was the first day when the number of patients with the disease COVID-19 went down, from 303 to 291.

The main increase is at Health South-East (Helse Sør-Øst), where 19 people have been hospitalized during the past 24 hours.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today


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