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Daily report and statistics about coronavirus and COVID-19
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has made changes in data presentation for test activity in Norway. This will lead to a higher number of people being shown as tested than previously shown. The changes were implemented on this key figures page on 19.10.2020.
Key figures for Norway
Total number in Norway since February 2020 (cumulative figures):
The laboratory results are collected in the MSIS Laboratory Database. Each laboratory in Norway submits data electronically directly to the database. The figure below illustrates the number of persons tested and the proportion of positive test results among these daily since the start of the epidemic. A new test on a person is defined as a test performed at least 7 days after the previous test on the same person. If the person is tested again after 7 days, they are counted as a new person. Figures from the last few days may be adjusted with the next update.
The figure below shows the number of cases reported daily in Norway since the start of the epidemic. The cases are displayed by the specimen collection date. There are 1-2 days delay between diagnosis and registration in the Norwegian Surveillance System for Communicable Diseases (MSIS). The number of cases is updated retroactively when new notifications arrive.
By sex and age
The figure below shows the total number of confirmed cases in Norway since the epidemic began, by age and sex.
The maps below illustrate the number of reported COVID-19 cases by county and the reported rate by 100 000 inhabitants.
The map shows the number of reported COVID-19 cases by municipality.
The figure is updated with the number reported by midnight on the previous day. Cases in MSIS are registered geographically and are based on the address in the population register. Therefore, there may be more cases reported in a municipality in MSIS than the municipality is aware of. MSIS also receives notifications that are not sent to the Municipal Medical Officer.
If you cannot find a municipality in the list, it means that MSIS has not yet received any notifications about people registered in that municipality.
The figure below illustrates the number of new patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 as the main reason for admission.
Intensive care admissions
The figure below illustrates the number of patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 admitted to intensive care.
COVID-19-associated deaths, by age and sex
The figure below illustrates the number of COVID-19 associated deaths notified to the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, divided by sex and age group.
Weekly reports and older daily reports
Daily and weekly reports (in Norwegian)
The last daily report in pdf-format was published on Friday 19th June 2020. Most of the diagrams in the report are shown in the diagrams and tables above. These are updated on weekdays at approximately 1 p.m.
Other COVID-19 statistics
Reproduction number - R
The reproduction number R will be presented weekly in the weekly report (English summary)
Inpatients in hospital
- COVID-19 - number of patients admitted to hospital (Directorate of Health)
The NIPH also calculates the total mortality in Norway through the NorMOMO-system. The status for total mortality is mentioned in the weekly reports.