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Teststasjon 3 i Stavanger.

How many covid-10 cases are there in Stavanger?

This page lists current confirmed cases (in Norwegian only). 

Adopted advice and rules for Stavanger

Includes both national and local rules 

  • Avoid using public transport. 
  • Use a face mask if you still must travel by public transport. (incl. By taxi). 
  • Wear a face mask when visiting Senior residence and Nursing homes. Visits only permitted at 17 to 19 hours and by up to two permanent persons. 
  • Use face mask in all public places when the «Covid meter» cannot be observed. (shops, malls, libraries, museums, galleries, and public halls). 
  • Avoid having more than 5 guests in the home.  
  • Everyone, if possible, should work from a home office. 
  • Adults over the age of 20 (20<) are prohibited from organized sport- and leisure activities. Outdoor sports and leisure activities are allowed for adults 20+. Maximum group size is 10 people. Social distancing requirements must be adhered to.
  • Young people under the age of 20 may participate in organized sport- and leisure activities inside and outside. Inside activities must adhere to a maximum group size of 10 people. No group size limit for outdoor activities.
  • Prohibition on arranging or participating in matches, conventions, sporting events and the like for all age groups.  
  • All guests at restaurants must be registered.  
  • Lock Down for serving alkohol. 
  • Prohibition of indoor events with more than 10 participants at a time.  
  • Prohibition of outdoor events with more than 20 participants at a time. 
  • Prohibition of more than 50 participants in funerals and more than 200 at outdoor events with fixed seats.  
  • Prohibition of private gatherings for more than five people in a public place or in rented premises. 
  • If you are going to carry out an event with 10 or more people, you must register this on the municipality’s website.
  • A maximum of five people can gather at private gatherings outside their own homes, such as a birthday party in a rented location. If there are more than five people in the same household, of course everyone in the household can meet.

What happens after I take the test?

After taking the test you must stay in home quarantine until the the results are ready. Your testresults will be ready in 1–3 days.

If your test is negative (no coronavirus), you can return to work or school with mild symptoms once you have a normal temperature and feel healthy.

Please comply with current quarantine and isolation regulations.

What happens if I test positive (have Covid-19)?

If your test confirms Covid-19 disease, the helthcare service will contact you. You will have to isolate at home, and the health care service will start tracking possible transmission of covid-19 among your close contacts.

If you are in need of medical care, please contact your GP.
If you are a tourist/visiter and don`t have a GP or need urgent care, please contact the Emergency Room, 116 117.

Information at

Preventing transmission is the most important step to slow down the infection rate and avoid widespread illness. With fewer people in need of medical care at the same point of time, our health and care services will be better able to care for those in need. We can all help to prevent transmission – thank you for contributing!

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How do you prevent infection?

The coronavirus spreads mainly from person to person and though droplet transmission. 

How to prevent infection: 

  • Wash hands frequently and thorougly with soap and lukewarm water. 
  • Sanitize your hands with an alcohol-based disinfectant if soap and water is not available. 
  • Keep a distance of at least 1 meter to others. 
  • Be on the alert for symptoms. Watch for fever, cough, shortness of breath or other symptoms of Covid-19. 
  • If you are sick with Covid-19 or think you might have Covid-19, isolate yourself from other people. 

Are you moving to Stavanger to study?

Read more about you can kep you and your fellow students safe at

Are you visiting Stavanger?

Tourists and other visitors who do not have a GP in Stavanger are required to call the the corona telephone 51 91 40 30 to book a corona test. If you feel ill/have Covid-19 symptoms and need a medical examination, please call 116 117 (the Emergency Room). It is important that you call first and don`t just show up in order to prevent the spread of the disease.

Symptoms of the disease are respiratory infection (fever, cough, chest pain or difficulty breathing).

Not sure if you can enter Norway? Please check Norwegian Directorate of Immigration's website for the latest information about travelling to Norway. 

It is important that you read the information from the Norwegian authorities to foreign traverlers before visiting Norway.

Information for residents of Stavanger

Advice and information about the new coronavirus disease COVID-19 from FHI.

Are you expecting visitors from abroad?

Welcoming guests from abroad is different this year. In order to keep your guests, yourself, and your local community safe, it is important that the visit does not lead to the spread of infection.

Health information phone

If you have questions about the new corona virus and cannot find answers on FHI's website, you can call the Directorate of Health's information phone 815 55 015.