Not all contact with corona-infected will result in quarantine any extra

Karl JohanOslo 20200324. The coronavirus leaves its mark on Norway. Tuesday morning at. At 10.30 there have been only a few individuals within the middle. A person sits within the stairs in entrance of the Fort and appears out over Karl Johan.Picture: Ole Berg-Rusten / NTB scanpix

From June 1, quarantine guidelines for individuals who have been in shut contact with contaminated individuals will probably be eased.


Now there will probably be quarantine just for individuals dwelling in the identical family or having comparable types of contact with people who find themselves confirmed to be contaminated with the coronavirus, Well being Minister Bent Høie (Høyre) introduced at a press convention on Thursday.

As examples of comparable contact the Minister of Well being talked about, amongst different issues, a cabin journey with associates the place one of many individuals is confirmed with corona an infection, companions who don’t reside collectively, or if one has cared for a affected person who’s later confirmed with corona an infection. In such instances, quarantine ought to proceed for ten days, with assessments on day three and day seven.

The Minister of Well being emphasised that the reopening may result in a rise in instances of an infection.


“Additional reopening, mixed with elevated entry to testing, may result in a rise within the variety of instances,” Høie emphasised.

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