High infection rates in Bærum: 24 new corona cases registered in the last 24 hours

Bærum vaccine centerPhoto: Heiko Junge / NTB

A total of 24 new coronavirus infection cases have been registered in Bærum in the last 24 hours. That is 14 more than the average last week.

The average for the last week was ten new infections, which is also the average for the last 14 days.

On Monday, the Municipality wrote on its website that the mutated British virus had been detected in several places in Bærum, and there are many indications that it may become dominant in the future.

The consequence is that the epidemic may become more difficult to control.

Swift action

“When we detect an outbreak, we must get the outbreak under control as soon as possible. 

“In line with the clear guidelines from the National Institute of Public Health (FHI), we therefore strongly encourage household members to carry out quarantine until the relevant close contacts have received a negative test result,” municipal chief medical officer Frantz Leonard Nilsen noted.

A total of 1,994 people in Bærum Municipality have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.

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

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1 Comment on "High infection rates in Bærum: 24 new corona cases registered in the last 24 hours"

  1. Michaela spandow | 24. February 2021 at 11:40 | Reply

    I am 77 years old and have diabetes. I live in Bærum. Why cant I get the vaxine now???

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