Two people in Trondheim were informed that they were infected with delta – it turned out to be omicron

TrondheimPhoto: Gorm Kallestad / NTB
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St. Olav’s hospital has discovered errors in two test results for the omicron variant. Two people were incorrectly informed that they were infected with delta instead of omicron.

“This is very unfortunate for the two people who are affected. The error was discovered through standard quality routines, and the analysis layout has now been changed,” chief physician Andreas Christensen at the Department of Medical Microbiology at St. Olav’s hospital noted in a press release.

Omicron in Trondheim 

Christensen told the newspaper Adresseavisen that the error was discovered on Thursday.

“Then, we carried out quality assurance activities on the analyses we had done earlier,” he said.

This will also have consequences for infection control, Christensen told the newspaper Nidaros.

Municipality follow-up

The Municipality states that it carried out a new infection tracking in relation to the two people on Thursday but that no further close contacts or people who had to be quarantined were identified.

Both of the infected are fully vaccinated. They have had mild symptoms.

In the last 24 hours, 82 new corona cases have been registered in Trondheim. 

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

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