Last week, most infected people in Oslo contracted corona in their own home

Oslo Central Station (Oslo S)Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB
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Last week, 1,128 cases of infection were registered in Oslo. Most of them were infected in their own households.

The Oslo Municipality’s latest corona report states that 1,128 cases of infection were registered last week – an average of 161 per day.

A total of 24,502 tests were carried out last week. A total of 96% of newly infected people were infected in Oslo, while 2% were infected in Norway outside Oslo, and 1% abroad.

Most cases of infection (582) were registered with the place of infection being the household, followed by the category “unknown” (259).

A total of 91 cases were registered after “gatherings in a private home,” while the categories “other” and “work” both had 67 cases.

Age groups

The decrease in the number of cases from week 14 to last week (week 15) was greatest in the age group 30–39 years.

The only age groups that had an increase in the number of cases of infection were 13–15 years (from 51 to 53 cases) and 80–89 years (from 3 to 5 cases).

The report also states that 7% of children and young people who were registered as infected last week were infected in kindergarten/school.

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

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