Two sykehjemspasienter in Lillehammer was proven infection Friday and Saturday before easter. Wednesday died, one of them sewing a result of the virus. This is the first koronarelaterte death in Lillehammer so far.

Relatives were in the final stages

Beyond the two occupants are no more patients infected to far. According to kommunalsjef for the health and welfare of Norway, Bernt Tennstrand tests they now have very many patients at the nursing home.

PREPARED: Bernt Tennstrand, kommunalsjef for health and welfare in Lillehammer, says the municipality is expected that there would come a death as a result of the virus.

Photo: Nils Kåre Nesvold / Nea radio

Both those infected was isolated immediately. When the condition of one patient was critical got the family to still be present.

– The relatives got be be in in the final stages. They got to come in one at a time, clothed fully smittevernsutstyr, says Tennstrand.

– the Municipality has done a good job

Tennstrand describing the situation as sad, but not unexpected.

the Municipality have been prepared that this could happen. We have been adept in the handling of the situation.

according to Tennstrand the municipality was an early adopter with to adopt measures against the infection.

In Lillehammer closed we defer long before it came restrictions from the government, ” says kommunalsjefen.