If you live with someone who has been diagnosed with coronavirus, you must go into quarantine until you have received a negative test result.
The government is now introducing two stricter quarantine and isolation rules to reduce the pressure on the health services, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre (AP) announced when he presented the corona situation in the Norwegian parliament (Storting) on Tuesday.
* If you live with someone who is infected, you must remain in quarantine until you have received a negative test result. This applies regardless of whether you have been vaccinated. To avoid quarantine, vaccinated people must be retested within seven days, while unvaccinated people must be tested daily for seven days with a home test or every other day with a PCR test.
“For children, this is not a duty, but a recommendation,” Støre emphasized.
* If you are infected yourself, you must stay isolated for five days, not two, which has been the current rule until now. You must also be fever-free for 24 hours.
“There is a need for stricter measures in certain situations. Now we are in such a situation,” Støre said.
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