Nittedal registers 15 new cases of the mutated coronavirus

Kirkeby school NittedalPhoto: Stian Lysberg Solum / NTB

A total of 17 cases of the British mutation have been detected in connection with the outbreak in Nittedal. Previously, two cases were detected after sequencing at the National Institute of Public Health (FHI).

Thus, 15 new cases of the mutated virus have been registered.

“The infection situation is still moving in the right direction,” Acting Mayor Inge Solli (V) told newspaper Dagbladet.

A total of 50 infection cases are linked to the outbreak in Hakadal, and the Municipality suspects that all of the cases may be cases of the British mutation. 

In the last seven days, 3,087 people have been tested in Nittedal, the newspaper writes.

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

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