Norway is lifting its ban on flights from Britain, launched to cease the unfold of a extra contagious variant of the coronavirus, the well being ministry mentioned on Friday,with planes allowed to land from Jan. 2 at 1600 GMT.
Following the lead of different European nations, Norway on Dec.21 halted journey from Britain after information that the brand new variant of the virus was quickly spreading.
Oslo introduced on Thursday it could introduce from Jan. 2 necessary COVID-19 assessments for all individuals arriving within the Nordic nation from overseas, both straight upon arrival or as much as 24 hours after.
“If this pressure ought to unfold in Norway, it is going to most likely imply a full lockdown of society,” Prime Minister Erna Solberg mentioned on Thursday.
Norway’s 14-day cumulative variety of COVID-19 circumstances per 100,000 inhabitants was all the way down to 113.6 as of Wednesday, the fourth lowest in Europe behind Iceland, Greece and Finland, the European Centre for Illness Prevention and Management has mentioned.