In an update on Saturday, the municipality writes that the two infected have been in contact with residents and other employees at the nursing home.
– At one ward, all residents are fully vaccinated. Everyone has also tested negative after the case of infection at the ward became known, infection control doctor Ellen P. Pedersen informs VG.
She describes the situation as demanding as there is a holiday break and a lack of personnel.
A total of ten people in Øksnes have been confirmed infected in connection with the outbreak in Sortland, which originated from the nightclub Blå bar on 17 July.
On Friday, the five municipalities of Hadsel, Bø, Øksnes, Sortland and Andøy tightened their corona measures sharply.