Updates on coronavirus in Norway

Update from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the MSIS infectious disease database

Cumulative data on coronavirus cases in Norway

184,609 reported cases
850 deaths
973 cumulative cases in intensive care
7,780,626 people tested

Last updated: September 23, 2021 (Source: NIPH)

The population of Norway is 5,402,171.

(Source: SSB)

Travelers from the EU and some other countries outside the EU who possess a valid COVID-19 certificate are allowed to enter Norway without having to quarantine, provide negative test results, or register their entry. Travelers from green European areas/countries are also allowed to enter Norway, but need to comply with certain requirements.Currently, only presentation of a COVID-19 certificate with a QR code which can be verified by the Norwegian authorities is considered a secure and verifiable way to document vaccination or previous illness.
Effective Sept.12, 2021, boyfriends/girlfriends and additional family members from countries outside of the EU/EEA are also permitted to travel to Norway.

We know many readers are concerned about the status of COIVD-19 in Norway, whether out of care for relatives, friends, or loved ones, or because of travel plans.

While we cannot offer official advice or recommendations, we can provide online updates on the status of the virus in Norway and how the country is handling the ongoing crisis, as well as links to general information.

Helpful links:

Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Coronavirus disease – advice and information
Travel advice

Coronavirus and traveling to Norway

Coronavirus and traveling to Norway

World Health Organization
Information and guidance regarding COVID-19

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information page on COVID-19

Johns Hopkins University
Coronavirus resource center

Updated by the The Norwegian American staff.