Status reports on coronavirus measures
26 March: Oslo City Government extends and strengthens infection prevention measures
Press release: Oslo City Government has today decided to extend the measures that apply in Oslo up to and including 15 April. To prevent the spread of the mutated virus, the City Government is also strengthening several other measures: It is now recommended that you keep two metres apart in certain situations where the previous requirement was one metre. The rules for supermarkets are also being tightened.
29. March 2021
15 March: Oslo City Government introduces new measures to combat the spread of coronavirus
Press release: Oslo City Government has today decided to introduce fully digital teaching in upper and lower secondary schools in all parts of Oslo, and for years 5 to 7 in seven districts. Oslo City Government will also now restrict visitors in private homes to two.
16. March 2021
9 March: Oslo City Government raises the coronavirus risk level to red for all schools and kindergartens
Press release: Over 1,300 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Oslo last week. That is the highest number so far. The City Government is therefore imposing stricter measures to restrict the spread of infection.
10. March 2021
28 February: Oslo City Government introduces stricter coronavirus restrictions
Press release: This week, the number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Oslo was on a par with the first week in January. Today, therefore, the City Government has decided to introduce stricter infection prevention measures, and strongly recommends people to avoid social contact in the coming days and weeks.
28. February 2021
17 February: The City Government continues a gradual and controlled re-opening of Oslo
Press release: The City Government has decided to allow indoor leisure activities for youth, up to and including 19 years, as well as permitting adults to take part in organised, outdoor training.
17. February 2021
11 February: Oslo’s high schools change to yellow risk level
Press release: From Monday 15th February, Oslo’s high schools will change to yellow risk level, after having been at red risk level since 10th November 2020. Youth clubs will be reopened for activities for young people of high school age or older.
12. February 2021
9 February: Preparing for yellow risk level in high schools from Monday 15th February 2021
Press release: The City Government continues a gradual and controlled reopening of Oslo and requests the high schools to prepare for change from red to yellow risk level, from Monday 15th February 2021.
10. February 2021