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

As of  21 January, 88 members of staff and 44 inmates / convicted persons have been infected by the Corona virus. 4 members of staff have not yet recovered. All infected inmates / convicted persons have recovered.   

Due to the increase in the spread of the Corona virus, the Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service has introduced new measures for both inmates and convicted persons from January 5th 2021. These measures are in force until February 1st 2021. 

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.