Coronavirus case count in Norway grows to 7,113

Coronavirus case count in Norway grows to 7,113
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Coronavirus case count in Norway increased by 45 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total case count to 7,113, Norwegian Institute of Public Health reported Monday, APA reports citing TASS.

On Sunday, 7,068 cases were reported. Recently, the daily increase was stable and stayed at around 100 cases, making Monday numbers the lowest in the past 7 days.

A total of 165 patients have died, while 153 remain in Norwegian hospitals.

The first coronavirus case in Norway was registered in late February. Due to the pandemic, the Norwegian government barred entry to foreigners without residence permit, and introduced border control at the Schengen Area borders. All kindergartens, schools and universities are closed. Every person coming to Norway from abroad is put in a two-week quarantine.

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