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  • Deferral of decision regarding a second dose for 12 to 15-year-olds

    News story Date: 25/10/2021

    One dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has been offered to children aged 12 to 15 since the beginning of September. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has considered whether they should also be offered a second dose, but has recommended waiting for more knowledge. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health will make a new assessment in early 2022.

  • Changes to entry restrictions for several countries and areas

    News story Date: 25/10/2021

    The Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services is introducing a duty to complete travel quarantine for Hungary, Norrbotten in Sweden, and three regions in Finland. The changes will enter into effect on Monday 25 October at 12 am.

  • New state secretaries

    Press release Date: 22/10/2021

    In today’s Council of State, The King has appointed Mr. Oddmund Løkensgard Hoel as state secretary to Minister of Research and Higher Education Ola Borten Moe.

  • New political adviser

    Press release Date: 21/10/2021

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Ingrid Nikoline Sand as political adviser to Minister of Local Government and District Policy Bjørn Arild Gram.

  • New political advisers

    Press release Date: 18/10/2021

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Mr. Kai Steffen Østensen as political adviser to Minister of Health and Care services Ingvild Kjerkol, Ms. Maria Varteressian as political adviser to Minister of Climate and Environment Espen Barth Eide, Ms. Oda Malmin as political adviser to Minister of Culture and Equality Anette Trettebergstuen, Ms. Signe Bjotveit as political adviser to Minister of Research and Higher Education Ola Borten Moe, and Ms. Øyvind Bosnes Engen as political adviser to Minister of Children and Families Kjersti Toppe.

  • Changes to entry restrictions for several countries and areas

    News story Date: 18/10/2021

    The Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services is introducing a duty to complete travel quarantine for Hungary, Norrbotten in Sweden, and three regions in Finland. The changes will enter into effect on Monday 18 October at 12 am.

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