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Coronavirus: Measures set in force by the Correctional Service

  • Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service - Norwegian abbreviation: KDI
  • Information in this document might be subject to change, due to the current circumstances. The document was updated 1 April 2020.

As of 1 April 2020, four staff members of the correctional service have been infected by the Corona virus. One case of Corona virus has been registered among inmates / convicted persons. The conviced person is serving a sentences in the community, hence he/she is not in prison.  

The four staff members who are infected by Corona are in quarantine, and have not been in contact with other staff members or inmates

The correctional service aims to prevent spreading of the Corona virus. We are following the situation closely, and are adjusting the measures according to the needs. The prisons have good control of all persons entering the prisons and also those who are leaving the prisons. All facilities have extra focus on and attention towards hygiene, in order to prevent spreading of the Corona virus, and to ensure a safe execution of sentences.