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Norway to ban alcohol sales in public catering due to COVID-19


MURMANSK, Dec 13 The Norwegian authorities, against the background of the rapid spread of coronavirus in the country, have tightened restrictions since Wednesday, in particular, a ban on the sale of alcohol in restaurants and cafes is introduced, the requirement to wear masks in public places is returned if it is impossible to keep a distance, the number of participants in events is limited, the government said in a statement. countries on Monday night. The Norwegian authorities have developed measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country and will tighten restrictions from the night of December 15. “Stricter rules will affect the organization of events, cultural life. A ban on the sale of alcohol in restaurants and cafes throughout the country is being introduced,” the government said in a statement. WHO considers omicron-strain of coronavirus less dangerous than delta. It is noted that new measures have been developed on the recommendation of doctors to protect children, adolescents and vulnerable groups of citizens, but they will affect the daily life of all Norwegians. “The number of infections in Norway is growing rapidly, we received new information on the omicron strain, how fast it can spread. The situation is very serious, “Prime Minister Jonas Gar Støre said in a message. Schools and kindergartens are switched to the” yellow level “mode, universities are sent to distance learning. The isolation requirement is introduced regardless of what strain the sick person is infected with. In public places where it is not possible to maintain a distance of one meter, the requirement to wear masks is introduced. Everyone who has the opportunity should switch to a remote mode of work. “Residents should refrain from inviting more than 10 guests to the house. distance, “the government said. Also, restrictions are imposed on the number of participants in various events, depending on whether they are held indoors or outdoors. According to Støre, the most effective measure to prevent the spread of the virus is vaccination, so the government to the Kingdom's Ministry of Defense and pharmacies, which will support the vaccination of the population. First of all, residents over 65 years of age and with serious illnesses should receive the booster dose.

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