Norway’s Royal Guard Camp contaminated by Covid-19 – Royal Central

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The primary camp of Norway’s Royal Guard in Oslo has been contaminated by Covid-19. A complete of six folks have been recognized with coronavirus. On October 26th the Armed Forces wrote that three staff and two troopers within the camp had been recognized with the an infection. The 5 are in the identical squad in His Majesty the King’s Guard.

Two days later, one other case of an infection was reported. One other 76 troopers and 16 staff have been examined for the virus. The remaining troops within the firm are actually underneath curfew to stop unfold and a tougher an infection monitoring job.


Huseby navy camp is the bottom of His Majesty the King’s Guard. The camp is fashionable and homes about 1,100 troopers, all of whom belong to the king’s guard. Together with the duty of taking care of the royals and their properties, these are troopers who can even defend the capital of Oslo and, if crucial, help the police.

His Majesty the King’s Guard is the Norwegian King’s bodyguard and the biggest division within the Royal Norwegian Military. Armed guards have a 24-hour guard on the royal residences, the royal palace, the Crown Prince household’s dwelling Skaugum and the King’s summer time residence on Bygdøy. His Majesty the King’s Guard was established in Stockholm in 1856 by King Karl XV, with guard responsibility in Sweden. Since Norway acquired its personal king in 1905, the Royal Guard has been the Norwegian king’s bodyguard and primarily positioned in Oslo, Norway.

On 26 February 2020, the Covid-19 virus was confirmed to have unfold to Norway. As of 27 September 2020, Norway has carried out 1,034,670 exams and reported 13,741 confirmed instances and 274 deaths. The mortality price has been considerably decrease in Norway than in different European international locations. Within the current weeks, the variety of instances of the virus in Norway has elevated dramatically and several other new measures to cease the unfold have been carried out.