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Following a rise in positive COVID-19 tests over the last two weeks, the Norwegian government has extended its emergency measures and introduced some new restrictions.
The maximum limit of 200 people at events is to be retained, as will the ban on grass-roots sports. There is also a new a nationwide ban on alcohol serving after midnight in bars and pubs until further notice. “There is a connection between alcohol consumption and how you behave,” said Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg to Dagbladet.
Travelers arriving in Norway from so-called “red” countries will be required to wear face masks until their reach their home. In addition, the government is now advising against all unnecessary travel outside Norway.
Published: August 7, 2020