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Corona outbreaks related to Vesterålen are increasing

It shows the overview from the Reporting System for Infectious Diseases (MSIS), is an overview that VG also publishes.

The overview shows that Hadsel municipality registered nine new cases of coronary heart disease on Saturday, and is thus up to 130 cases during the last 14 days. The infection trend in the municipality is also rising.

A total of 13 new cases of infection related to Vesterålen were reported during Saturday. All the last four cases were registered in Øksnes, which also has a rising infection trend and is marked as dark red on the map with 36 cases during the last 14 days.

Only Bodø has had more cases than Hadsel in Nordland during the last 14 days. In the same period, a total of 194 cases related to Vesterålen were reported. In addition to the 130 from Hadsel, 36 have been reported related to Øksnes. Sortland has 13 registered, while Andøy has eight and Lødingen seven, according to the overview from MSIS. The overview is based on the registered address, so that some of the cases may concern Westerners who live elsewhere in the country, but who are registered in a Vesterål municipality.

Bø is one of eight municipalities in Nordland that have not registered a single case of infection during the last 14 days.

There were no people admitted to Nordland Hospital’s ward in Vesterålen on Friday with a disease related to corona, the overview shows on the hospital’s website.


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