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One in every 100 Norwegian Somalis has tested positive for coronavirus
The Localnews@thelocal.no @thelocalnorway 8 April 2020
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One in every hundred Norwegian Somalis has tested positive for covid-19, while more than one in five of all coronavirus cases in the country were seen in people born outside Norway, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health has revealed in a briefing note submitted to the government.

According to the note, 290 Norwegian residents of Somali origin have so far tested positive for the virus, a significant number in a community numbering only 28,696, and more than ten times the prevalence within the country as a whole.

Somali Swedes also made up a disproportionate number of those hospitalised with coronavirus in Stockholm, something health experts have said reflects how much more common it is for vulnerable elderly members of the community to share accomodation with younger ones.

Abdi Said, a Somali origin politician with Norway's Socialist Left party, last week told state broadcaster NRK that he felt the disproportionate number of Somali patients was "sad".

"It is a vulnerable group lived cooped up close together with one another. So there is reason to be worried."


Tore Steen, a doctor who works as infectious diseases consultant in Oslo municipality, said last week that there had been an increase in infections in Stovner, Gamle Oslo and Alna districts, all of which have high immigrant populations.

"In recent weeks we have seen a trend towards more new infection in neighbourhoods with many immigrants, Steen said.

Said said it was regrettable that Somali cafés and other meeting places in the Grønland district had not been closed earlier.

"Even after the coronavirus deaths in other European countries, you could see groups of Somalis gathering here, and the café was still open. It was the police who shut it down

 

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Afrique

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Coronavirus is not the great leveller the media keeps spouting. Instead, it exposes the injustice of our society and these are the injustices that allow us to lead very comfortable lives.

 
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Swedish government refused to lockdown the country, now look at the result
Sxb we are all going to die either way, let’s get the aids togheter and sip the last wine before taking shada:jcoleno: the funny part is my hysterical ass had a chat with my friend the other day he was sipping on his cold drink outside in a restaurant enjoying the very first sunshine hitting his dark ass. The stupid clown had no clue about all the abos and Hooyo’s dropping dead around his ends and wanted me to come and join. I gave him a lesson and went to the gym letting all my frustrations out...I mean it is still open soooo :kanyeshrug:and and ... I can’t afford to lose weight now that Ramadan is around the corner.
I like Sweden’s strategy you will all soon join us kkkkk you can’t have a country on lockdown for months.

Also Denmark and Norway are joining us next week, they will start with killing off the elementary kids and their parents.
 

Afrique

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Sxb we are all going to die either way, let’s get the aids togheter and sip the last wine before taking shada:jcoleno: the funny part is my hysterical ass had a chat with my friend the other day he was sipping on his cold drink outside in a restaurant enjoying the very first sunshine hitting his dark ass. The stupid clown had no clue about all the abos and Hooyo’s dropping dead around his ends and wanted me to come and join. I gave him a lesson and went to the gym letting all my frustrations out...I mean it is still open soooo :kanyeshrug:and and ... I can’t afford to lose weight now that Ramadan is around the corner.
I like Sweden’s strategy you will all soon join us kkkkk you can’t have a country on lockdown for months.

Also Denmark and Norway are joining us next week, they will start with killing off the elementary kids and their parents.
This is crazy and here I was thinking the Scandinavian countries were humanist countries. Nobody is out of the woods until we find a vaccine. Am I evil for being interested in how this plays out?
 
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