Arrivals from Regions of Greece, Denmark, Sweden & Finland to face Quarantine on Entry to Norway
Covid-19 pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
(SARS-CoV-2), hit Norway in February 2020. The virus spread rapidly like a
burning bush through March 2020.
To contain the spread of the virus, some measures were put in place. Part of
which was physical distancing, which was introduced on March 12, 2020. Most of
the cases confirmed around that time were traced to Norwegian tourists returning
from Australia and Italy.
The first death from the COVID-19 virus was recorded on March 12, 2020. It was an
elderly person who died at Oslo University Hospital. A national lockdown was set
in motion, which was effective starting 18:00 the same day.
The Oslo Airport was the first entry point into Norway that was shut down. It was
shut down on March 13, and by 16th, all borders were shut down to international
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
(ECDC) has said that of
the total of Norway’s adult population, 91.9% of them have received the first
dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. He also said that 87.5% of the population had been