Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg announced new restrictions on the Coronavirus in the country as she tries to stem a third wave of cases.
Reuters Reports The new restrictions include a nationwide ban on serving alcoholic beverages in restaurants and bars, as well as a warning against taking any guests.
“We see more indications of a new wave of injuries,” Solberg said during a press conference.
According to Reuters, Solberg said that Norwegians should suspend their social lives for the next two weeks.
“I ask that you not have any visitors in the house. Wait two weeks before inviting anyone home or visiting others.”
These new restrictions come just a day after the state closed university lectures and directed students to stay home. Reuters reports that shops, kindergartens and primary schools will remain open.
The Norwegian government announced New Year’s Eve Mandatory test for travelers Arrival in Norway, which must be done within 24 hours of arrival.
“We are now concerned about the import of infection as well as the outbreak of new modified versions of the virus. In addition, we are concerned that many will return to Norway after Christmas from countries with a high level of infection,” Solberg said in the announcement.
according to World Health Organization (World Health Organization), Norway has so far confirmed 48,278 cases of coronavirus and 436 deaths. On December 29, the country broke the record for one-day cases, reporting 2,125 cases of coronavirus.
“The government has had to make decisions very quickly,” said Solberg. New Year’s title, Back to 2020. “Often in situations fraught with uncertainty. We didn’t get everything right on our first try. But we revised our decisions to incorporate what we learn along the way.”
The Norwegian Minister of Health, Bint Hui, said at the beginning of last December that: The country planned to use it Moderna, AstraZeneca, Pfizer and BioNTech vaccines in the first quarter of 2021. Norway is reportedly seeking to immunize a quarter of its population in the first three months of 2021.