Norway adds Italy and Slovenia to COVID-19 quarantine list

OSLO, Sept 3- Norway said on Thursday it will impose a 10- day quarantine on all people arriving from Italy and Slovenia from Sept. 5 due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in those countries. Restrictions will also apply to the Vatican and San Marino, but will be eased for those coming from Cyprus and six regions of Sweden and one in Denmark, the Norwegian foreign…

OSLO, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Norway said on Thursday it will

impose a 10-day quarantine on all people arriving from Italy and

Slovenia from Sept. 5 due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in

those countries.

Restrictions will also apply to the Vatican and San Marino,but will be eased for those coming from Cyprus and six regionsof Sweden and one in Denmark, the Norwegian foreign ministrysaid in a statement.

To try to prevent a domestic resurgence of the coronavirus,Norway quarantines all travellers from countries with more than20 confirmed new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population duringthe past two weeks.

It also advises Norwegians against travelling to thosenations.

With its latest additions to the list, Norway will berestricting travel from most countries, only allowingquarantine-free travel from EU countries Hungary, Slovakia,Finland, Cyprus and the Baltic states and parts of Denmark andSweden.(Reporting by Victoria KlestyEditing by Alexandra Hudson)

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