Norway’s health institute: 82 cases of the mutated British coronavirus have been detected in Norway so far

FHIPhoto: Jil Yngland / NTB

A total of 82 cases that the British coronavirus variant have so far been confirmed in Norway, the National Institute of Public Health’s (FHI) statistics show. That is an increase of 12 cases since Sunday.

On Friday, the FHI’s statistics showed 55 confirmed cases of the mutated variant in Norway. The number jumped to 59 on Saturday.

A total of 33 of the cases were registered in Viken, 20 in Oslo, 11 in Vestland, nine in Rogaland, four in Agder, four in Vestfold and Telemark, and one in Innlandet.

The increase in recent days comes after an outbreak of the mutated virus was detected in Nordre Follo Municipality on Friday. 

Earlier on Monday, the Nordre Follo Municipality stated that they have so far registered 25 cases of the variant.

Source: #Norway Today, #NorwayTodayNews

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