Health Minister Høie doesn’t think Norway should introduce strict national corona measures

Bent HøiePhoto: Ali Zare / NTB

Minister of Health Bent Høie (H) agrees with the FHI’s assessment that this autumn’s infection strategy has not worked well enough but believes that national tightening of corona measures is not necessary.

FHI chief Camilla Stoltenberg told Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) on Wednesday morning that the infection in schools is of particular concern

She stated that the infection had increased faster than the FHI and the Norwegian Directorate of Health had expected. 

“I completely agree with Camilla Stoltenberg,” Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie (H) told the newspaper VG on Wednesday.

He emphasized that one must find solutions and adjust the course along the way. Høie also added that local measures are very important. 

“A national tightening is not necessary now and has no significance for this spread of infection. If we introduce strict measures for children and young people nationally, it will affect children even in places where there is no infection,” Høie told VG.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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1 Comment on "Health Minister Høie doesn’t think Norway should introduce strict national corona measures"

  1. Is “expert” Høie any relation to Sweden’s Tegnell? Does *he* have any children to worry about?

    Erna should overrule him just like the happily departed Lofven should have overruled Tegnell in Sweden.

    Corona, especially the Delta mutation, is extremely dangerous, and there should be safe-not-sorry over-protection rather than the under-protection he is advocating which caused Sweden’s death rate to be 10 TIMES Norway’s, only this time it will be our children!

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