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The number of corona infections in Sortland is increasing

There were a total of 14 new cases of corona / covid-19 infections that were reported to the Reporting System for Infectious Diseases (MSIS) during Sunday from municipalities in Nordland. The figures are also presented by VG.

Of them, eight came from Sortland and one case from Hadsel. The highly vulnerable municipalities of Vågan and Vestvågøy in Lofoten had no new cases reported.

With the eight new cases, 47 new cases of infection have been reported in Sortland municipality during the last 14 days. This makes the municipality one of the Nordland municipalities that currently has the strongest infection pressure, a so-called red municipality. Hadsel is also marked in red after they reported a new case on Sunday, despite the fact that the municipality has far fewer registered cases in the last 14 days than Sortland. Hadsel has 16 cases of infection in the last 14 days.

In total, 110 cases of corona / covid-19 infections have been reported in Vesterålen in the last 14 days. In addition to the cases in Sortland and Hadsel, Øksnes has 20 cases from the last 14 days, Andøy has 19, Bø has five and Lødingen has three cases.

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