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Norway Quarantines 1,300 Soldiers in Military Base After Coronavirus Confirmed

Norwegian army soldiers take part in NATO’s Cold Response 2020 exercise in Troms, Norway, on March 4.
Norwegian army soldiers take part in NATO’s Cold Response 2020 exercise in Troms, Norway, on March 4.Photographer: Simon Amdal/Forsvaret
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The Norwegian military quarantined 1,300 personnel on a base in the northern part of the country after a case of coronavirus was confirmed among them.

No one will be allowed in or out of the Skjold base in the Troms region after one person tested positive for the virus on Thursday, the Norwegian Armed Forces said in a statement. The infected person doesn’t have serious symptoms.