Norway reports first case of coronavirus

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — A new coronavirus has been confirmed in one person in northern Norway, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health said at a press conference broadcast on local media sites.

Representatives of the institute called not to dramatize the situation and explained that the person whose analysis for coronavirus showed a positive result is now healthy, but continues to be in home quarantine.

The gender and age of the patient are not called.

“The test conducted today (Wednesday) showed a weak positive result, while the previous analysis was negative. The test results show traces of coronavirus,” said Line Vold, director of the department of infection protection and emergency preparedness at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.


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