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Latest updates in the coronavirus guidance

Overview of new articles and changes in the coronavirus guidance.

Overview of new articles and changes in the coronavirus guidance.


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April 2022

07.04.2022
06.04.2022

March 2022

25.03.2022
03.03.2022

February 2022

15.02.2022
14.02.2022
08.02.2022
04.02.2022
03.02.2022
02.02.2022

January 2022

31.01.2022
21.01.2022
17.01.2022
11.01.2022
06.01.2022

December 2021

22.12.2021
21.12.2021
20.12.2021
  • Definitions
    Clarification of what «household members / similar close» and «other close contacts» means, and that they are subgroups of «close contacts»
16.12.2021
  • Advice for workplaces and businesses
    Added examples of businesses that are included in the regulations. Added a clarification that it is possible to serve alcohol in minibars and room service.
15.12.2021
09.12.2021
08.12.2021
07.12.2021
06.12.2021
03.12.2021
  • Events, gatherings and activities
    Updated and revised in accordance with current recommendations and rules. Revised risk assessment tool and checklist. Removed tables
  • Advice for workplaces and businesses
    Reactivated the article. The content has been shortened and updated in accordance with advice and recommendations from the government. The section on the company's role in contact tracing has been updated. Updated links.
01.12.2021
  • Face mask and visor use by the general public
    • New national recommendations on the use of face masks in contact with the health and care service, as well as on public transport, in taxis, in shops and in shopping centres where it is not possible to keep distance. • Some linguistic changes and restructuring of the article

November 2021

30.11.2021
  • Infection control advice for the population
    Updated according to national recommendation about face mask use.
  • Risk groups and their relatives - advice and information
    Update of text, links and general language. Elaboration of vaccine effect in risk groups. Elaboration of advice for the elderly who have received a booster dose. Removed headline with own advice for unvaccinated in risk groups. Now emphasises the recommendation for a booster dose. Children with a serious underlying condition aged 5-11 years will be offered the Comirnaty child vaccine at the turn of the year.
26.11.2021
25.11.2021
23.11.2021

October 2021

14.10.2021
05.10.2021
  • Definitions
    Change to the list of approved vaccines, adding CoronaVac and Covishield.

September 2021

27.09.2021
24.09.2021
09.09.2021
  • Advice and information for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
    A new recommendation that healthcare professionals who are pregnant and have pregnancy complications or chronic diseases that may be associated with an increased risk of severe covid-19 disease course are recommended for relocation to other work tasks or home office assessed on the basis of individual risk, regardless of vaccination status. Inserted link to Risk groups for severe covid-19 disease course.
07.09.2021
06.09.2021
  • Events, gatherings and activities
    Updated according to the government's adjustments for stage 3 with more people allowed at events with fixed, designated seats and COVID-19 certificates, which came into effect 04.09. Updated information on distance requirements for events with a COVID-19 certificate. Linguistic changes and adjustments in accordance with current recommendations.
03.09.2021
  • Advice and information for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
    Changed the order of paragraphs and simplified the text. It is specified that for unvaccinated and partially vaccinated healthcare professionals who are pregnant, it is recommended that other healthcare professionals take samples and treat patients with COVID-19, as far as possible.

August 2021

29.08.2021
  • Definitions
    Updated according to extended exemption from quarantine after being defined as close contact, for those who have recovered from covid-19 within the last 12 months.
18.08.2021
  • Advice and information for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
    Changed text: pregnant women are recommended to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with mRNA vaccine. Vaccination is recommended in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters unless there are risk factors in the mother or a high risk of infection to indicate vaccination in the 1st trimester. Women planning to conceive can be vaccinated.
17.08.2021
04.08.2021
01.08.2021

July 2021

26.07.2021
08.07.2021

June 2021

23.06.2021
  • Facts about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 disease
    Removed text about long term health consequences, which has been moved to its own article in this guidance and updated.
  • Advice for workplaces and businesses
    Removed checklist for assessment of home office (integrated into text, some shortening and updating with regards to step in re-opening.
  • Definitions
    Clarification that other nucleic acid amplification tests (NAT) are considered equivalent to PCR tests (also specified in the covid-19 regulations).
21.06.2021
19.06.2021
  • Definitions
    Removed ", colleagues who sit near each other in an open plan office" from the most exposed close contacts.
16.06.2021
  • Facts about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 disease
    Removed text about VOI / VOC, but added links to updated info about VOI / VOC Removed section on late effects after COVID-19 disease, this has been given a separate chapter. Other minor updates according to Norwegian version.
09.06.2021
  • Definitions
    Added definitions of fully vaccinated and protected and risk groups
07.06.2021
  • Events, gatherings and activities
    Corrected and updated text about participating in events across municipal boundaries in accordance with the government's recommendations Removed text about trade fairs and markets in table.
  • Definitions
    Added information about exemptions from infection quarantine for those who are protected (fully vaccinated and those who have received one vaccine dose)
02.06.2021
01.06.2021

May 2021

31.05.2021
  • Events, gatherings and activities
    From 27 May, exhibitions and temporary markets are not considered to be events. Removed text about flea markets. Updated text about alcohol serving.
27.05.2021
  • Events, gatherings and activities
    Updated in accordance with the government's step 2 in reopening, as well as updated the recommendation for gatherings in private homes with advice for protected people
21.05.2021
12.05.2021
04.05.2021

April 2021

29.04.2021
  • Risk groups and their relatives - advice and information
    Down's syndrome has now been changed to a separate group under Groups with moderate / high risk. An in-depth description of Neurological diseases or muscle diseases that cause impaired coughing power or lung function. Inserted a new section about pregnant and breastfeeding women.
  • Advice and information for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
    Updated text based on new knowledge. Changed advice about vaccination of pregnant women so that it can be considered if the benefits outweigh the disadvantages, also for pregnant women in areas with widespread transmission and who do not have other underlying diseases.
16.04.2021

March 2021

25.03.2021
22.03.2021
19.03.2021