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30 tons of liquid oxygen is urgently delivered from military aviation bases to hospitals in the Arkhangelsk region and the Komi Republic for treatment of seriously ill COVID-19 patients.
November 07, 2021
From July 26 there are now longer any internal border controls for traffic into Finland from EU- and Schengen countries, and everyone that have received a full course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine can enter.
July 26, 2021
About 260 new cases with COVID-19 are detected daily over the last week in Murmansk region, three times more than in mid-June.
July 21, 2021
"Wear masks and keep distance," is the main message from the governor's office as Russia’s Arctic capital again sees a rise in the number of infections.
June 20, 2021
Vladimir Uyba was appointed regional leader as the coronavirus started to haunt the north Russian Komi Republic. This week, he was infected and hospitalised.
June 16, 2021
In the Murmansk region, only one out of eight citizens have taken the vaccine.
June 13, 2021
“We have some of the highest spread of infection in Europe,” says doctor Anders Nystedt with the regional authorities in Norrbotten.
May 27, 2021
"We do not have this under control," said mayor Marianne Sivertsen Næss in an online press conference as Norway’s northernmost town imposed a full lockdown.
May 22, 2021
Northern Sweden has suffered great losses in the pandemic, but by early May almost 40 percent of its population was vaccinated.
May 06, 2021
There were as many–or even more–people travelling domestically this week compared to the same period last year, data reveals.
February 24, 2021
Nearly 3,000 NATO soldiers from the Netherlands, Great Britain, Germany and the United States can pack up and leave northern Norway as the government on Tuesday called off the Joint Viking exercise and other allied winter training.
January 26, 2021
Nine month after Vladimir Putin ordered its construction, the new medical center stands ready to treat patients from the far northern military district.
December 03, 2020