Corona infection in Norway increased by 25% last week – but there are few new hospitalizations and deaths

Corona infection in Norway increased by 25% last week – but there are few new hospitalizations and deaths

A total of 3,717 people were diagnosed with coronavirus last week. That is an increase of 25% compared to the week before. The FHI believes the epidemic is still under control.

After six weeks of a stable trend, the number of registered corona cases has increased in the last four weeks. In its latest weekly report, the National Institute of Public Health (FHI) now states that there was an increase in infection of 25% last week (week 32).

According to the report, that amounts to 124 reported cases per 100,000 inhabitants for weeks 31 and 32 combined.

The greatest infection pressure is in Vestland with 225 per 100,000 inhabitants for weeks 31 and 32, followed by Oslo (191), Møre og Romsdal (117), and Viken (113).

Last week, there was an increase in the number of reported cases in Viken, Oslo, Rogaland, Møre og Romsdal, Agder, Vestfold and Telemark and Innlandet. According to the FHI, the delta variant is now completely dominant in Norway.

Few deaths

In the report, the FHI writes that the epidemic is still under control even though the spread of infection is increasing in several parts of the country.

“The incidence increases primarily in the younger age groups, and the proportion of reported cases that can be linked to travel entries has increased during the summer,” the FHI added.

On the other hand, the number of corona hospitalizations remains low. Last week, 29 patients were admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 as the main cause. That is four fewer than the week before.

Five corona-related deaths were registered in week 32. There have been six or fewer corona-related deaths per week since week 18.

The incidence of hospital admissions, intensive care unit admissions, and deaths remains low, which the FHI assumes is due to the fact that the vaccine protects the elderly and others with an increased risk of a serious disease course.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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