Trondheim chief physician toff Rostad said that they sent the virus samples to the Norwegian Public Health Institute on the 16th, preliminary analysis results show that this is a new variety..
We dont know where this virus comes from, it has never been seen in Norway, Rostad told Norwegian state radio on the 19th. We also searched the international database, and we didnt find it
According to him, the Norwegian health agency determined that the mutation of the new coronavirus spread faster.
About 1000 people in Trondheim were quarantined in the city last week after the outbreak, with 800 of them going to a bar in the suburbs, Norwegian state radio reported. The local government said the outbreak was under control.
As of the 19th, a total of 16456 cases have been confirmed in Norway with 278 deaths.
Source: responsible editor of Xinhua News Agency: Qiao JunJing_ NBJ11279