OSLO – Norwegian energy producer Equinor reported one person at the Martin Linge field in the North Sea has tested positive for the coronavirus. The person is not seriously ill.
Equinor is in dialogue with the Norwegian health authorities about further measures. The infected person has been in isolation in his cabin since March 9th. Measures to prevent further contamination for offshore installations has been introduced. It has not been decided when the person will be brought ashore.
The person arrived at the field just before noon on March 4th. The person had recently been to Austria. When Austria was listed as a high-risk destination, the person was quarantined on board and a test was conducted.
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