Norway enters third day without deaths, no exponential growth.

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Norway enters third day without deaths, no exponential growth.

Norway enters third day without deaths, no exponential growth. FHI
The Director of the Department of Infection Control and Environmental Health Geir Bukholm and the Director of the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology Line Vold speak during a news conference about the spread of the coronavirus in their country, at the Institute of Public Health in Oslo, Norway, 2020. NTB Scanpix/Terje Bendiksby via REUTERS

Norway enters third day without deaths, no exponential growth.

FHI: Daily reports about coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

VG: https://www.vg.no/spesial/2020/corona/?utm_source=coronav

A status report is published every day at 1 p.m. and concerns cases reported until midnight the day before. 

Extract from daily COVID-19 report – Sunday 22 March 2020

Updated figures

Based on information about cased notified to the Norwegian Institute of Public Health: 

  • Total of 2 132 cases, of which 206 cases were reported by midnight on the 21.03.2020.
  • 7 deaths have been reported (as of 22.03.2020 at 8 a.m.).
  • 169 patients have been admitted to hospital with confirmed coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) (figures from Directorate of Health, as of 22.03.2020 at 8 a.m.)
  • 39 patients in intensive care with confirmed coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) (figures from Norwegian Intensive Care Register as of 22.03.2020 at 8 a.m.)
  • A total of 54 393 have been tested for coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) (as of 22.03.2020 at 9 a.m.)
 33% increase per day exponential curve

Age and gender

The average age of cases is 47 years,  45.3 % are women and 54.7 % are men.

Age Number of
positive results
0-9 years 16
10-19 years 70
20-29 years 260
30-39 years 339
40-49 years 490
50-59 years 512
60-69 years 250
70-79 years 114
80-89 years 63
90-99 years 18

Place of infection – Norway/abroad 

1014 cases were infected in Norway, 915 cases were infected abroad. 203 cases are awaiting clarification. Of those who are infected in Norway, 532 have been close contacts of one known infected case and 449 have no known chain of infection, 33 are awaiting clarification. 

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Geographical distribution

The number of positive tests per county are:

County Number of positive cases
Agder 91
Innlandet 148
Møre og Romsdal 38
Nordland 19
Oslo 523
Rogaland 219
Troms og Finnmark 49
Trøndelag 131
Vestfold og Telemark 85
Vestland 214
Viken 615

FHI PDF: https://www.fhi.no/contentassets/ca5914bd0aa14e15a17f8a7d48fa306a/vedlegg/ukerapporter/2020-03-21-ukerapport-covid-19.pdf

more news: https://www.covid-19.no/viral-aerosol-and-surface-survival

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