Three COVID-19 cases the past week

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Three students affiliated with the Hamar and Lillehammer campuses have tested positive for COVID-19.

Lillehammer, 19 August:

A student has tested positive for coronavirus. Defined close contacts have been contacted and are being tested.

The student was present at the campus on Monday afternoon and then visited the bookstore and “Studenten”.

People who were present at the campus on Monday should contact the municipality in order to get tested if they start displaying symptoms that may indicate COVID-19 infection.

See information about COVID-19 testing at Lillehammer municipality

Hamar, 18 August:

Notification of infected student. There is no suspicion that the student was infected on campus. Close contacts have been identified and followed up.

All students and staff who have been to the Hamar campus on Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 August are asked to get tested at the ordinary testing station in the municipality for the slightest sign of symptoms such as stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, fever, impaired sense of taste and smell, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, lethargy, heavy breathing, muscle aches or malaise.

Individuals who have been vaccinated and display mild symptoms are also asked to get tested. 

See Hamar municipality's website for registration for a COVID-19 test

Lillehammer, 18 August:

A student has tested positive after being identified as a close contact of another infected person. The student was quickly tested and has stayed at home afterwards. No one at INN University has been identified as a close contact.

Follow infection control guidelines

INN University would like to remind that everyone must be extra diligent when it comes to adhering to infection control and distance requirements in the coming weeks:

  • Wash your hands
  • Keep your distance from others
  • Stay at home and get tested if you are ill
  • Limit social contact

See applicable infection control measures and information on the distribution of self-tests in connection with the start of the academic year

INN University also encourages self-testing in the weeks following the start of the academic year and distributes rapid tests at the campuses.

Read more about self-testing at INN University