Oslo registers 49 new corona cases in last 24 hours

Coronavirus sign hospitalPhoto: Geir Olsen / NTB

During the last 24 hours, 49 new coronavirus cases have been registered in Oslo.

On Tuesday, there were 44 new infection cases, while 32 new infections were reported in the capital on Monday.

According to statistics from the health service in Oslo municipality, the number of infection cases in the capital amounts to 626 in the last 14 days. 

That corresponds to 90.2 infected people per 100,000 inhabitants.

Infection figures

Men are still the majority of those infected, and the age group 20-29 years has the absolute largest number of registered cases with 231 cases.

The districts of St. Hanshaugen and Stovner have the most infection cases, with 154.1 and 144.1 infected per 100,000 inhabitants, respectively. 

The districts of Vestre Aker and Ullern have the lowest infection rates, with 19.9 and 31.8, respectively.

New measures

As of Tuesday, the City of Oslo implemented a number of new anti-corona measures, including the requirement to wear a face mask on public transport when it’s impossible to keep one meter of distance from others.

At the same time, a ban on indoor events with more than 50 participants without permanent seats was introduced. 

All restaurants and pubs are now also required to have a system for registering guests to make infection detection more efficient.

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