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Information about coronavirus in other languages

Information about coronavirus in other languages

The authorities are asking everyone living or staying in Norway to read the advice provided about coronavirus at fhi.no and helsenorge.no. This advice is updated regularly. 


  • Do you think you might have Covid-19? Please isolate yourself from other people and call 61 15 89 11 to book a corona test
  • The phone is open 08.30-11:30 and 12:00-15:00 on weekdays. 
  • You can also book corona test online
  • When you book you will be told where to go for the test



National restrictions

Norway stands at the beginning of the second wave of infection. The virus is spreading rapidly and all counties now have outbreaks of infection. The Government is therefore introducing new national infection control measures.

Gjøvik is follows national restrictions. 

If you suspect that you have Covid-19 disease

If you are sick, stay at home. You should be tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19.

You should be tested if you have symptoms of Covid-19.

These posters about symptoms and testing can be downloaded and printed:

Coronavirus test

You can schedule a test for coronavirus either online or by telephone.

What happens after I take the test?

After taking the test you must stay in home quarantine until the the results are ready. Your testresults will be ready in 1-3 days.

If your test is negative (no coronavirus), you can return to work og school with mild symptoms once you have a normal temperature and feel healthy.

Please comply with the current quarantine and isolation regulations.

What happens if I test positive (have Covid-19)?

If your test confirms Covid-19 disease, the helthcare service will contact you. You will have to isolate at home, and the health care service will start tracking possible transmission of covid-19 among your close contacts.

Quarantine and home isolation

On the Norwegian Institute of Public Health website you will find information about home quarantine and home isolation in several languages: engelsk, arabisk, dari, farsi, fransk, italiensk, kurmanji, litauisk, pashto, polsk, punjabi, russisk, somali, samisk (nord- og sørsamisk), sorani, spansk, tegalog, thai, tigrinja, tyrkisk, tysk, urdu og vietnamesisk. 

Events and social gatherings

Even though there are many restrictions, it is possible to get together both at home and outside of home for celebrations, occasions to be marked or if we want to gather for private events.

Some might wonder how many people can be together, how to go about serving food at private events and whether grandparents can spend time with their grandchildren. 

Advice for events and social gatherings

Health information phone

If you have questions about corona virus and cannot find answers on FHI's website, you can call the Directorate of Health's information phone 815 55 015.

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