Since the pandemic broke out in March last year, the police have registered 2,082 criminal cases related to the outbreak.
Of the cases, 1,500 are related to violations of the Communicable Diseases Act or regulations introduced during the pandemic, including violations of quarantine, isolation, or participation in events. Of these, 947 cases have been registered this year, and the others in 2020, the Norwegian Police Directorate’s (POD) overview shows. The POD emphasizes that there may be some inaccuracies in the overview.
The police have also dealt with 99 criminal cases of fraud, 33 cases of threats, 74 cases of transmission of infection, and 63 cases of reckless behavior.
A total of 145 cases are violations of the Immigration Act in connection with the pandemic.
Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews
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