Over 100,000 coronary heart disease in Norway
In the last 24 hours, 900 new corona infections have been registered in Norway. That is 327 more than the day before, but 169 fewer than the same day last week. In Oslo, the number of infected increased by 314.
At midnight on Wednesday night, 100,149 corona-infected people had been registered in this country since February last year.
Report criticizes world corona handling
The pandemic has exposed the consequences of decades of deliberate division, oppression and inequality, Amnesty International concludes in its annual report.
“Decades of divisive policies, failed economic austerity policies and leaders’ choice not to invest in public infrastructure have made many people easy victims of the virus,” said Secretary General Agnès Callamard.
Mæland encourages people to plan holidays in Norway
Minister of Justice Monica Mæland (H) does not believe in a holiday abroad in June. – Do not make such plans now, she warns and asks people to plan holidays in Norway.
– I would probably not recommend planning a holiday abroad in June. But it is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that provides travel advice, and we want to look at both the infection situation in Europe and the rest of the world. But I would not have planned for it, says Mæland to TV 2.
Tugboats arrive at Dutch cargo ship
Two tugboats arrived on Wednesday night to the Dutch cargo ship which is in operation west of Ålesund.
The tugs BB Ocean and Normand Drott are scheduled to tow the ship ashore. But first people have to be hoisted on board from a helicopter to attach a tow rope to the boat. It is scheduled to take place at 6-7 o’clock on Wednesday morning.
Samsung expects record results in the first quarter
Samsung announces 44 percent increase in operating profit for the first quarter after increased sales of smartphones and the launch of the Galaxy S21 series.
The South Korean technology giant estimates that its operating profit will be 9.3 trillion won for the period January to May. This corresponds to about 70 billion Norwegian kroner. In the same period last year, the result was 6.45 trillion won.