King Harald and Queen Sonja have been quarantined after an employee at the royal court was infected with coronavirus.
"Covid-19 has today been detected in an employee at the Royal Court. His Majesty the King is in self-imposed home quarantine. Her Majesty the Queen is in quarantine as a result of close contact with the person in question.
The royal couple are asymptomatic. 14 employees at the Royal Court are also in quarantine.
The court has routines that are in line with rules and recommendations from the authorities related to infection control, including the practice of distance regulations, the use of face masks, intensified cleaning and hand hygiene, as well as the use of home offices.
As a result of the quarantine, His Majesty the King will lead the Council of Ministers next Friday by telephone from Bygdø Kongsgård. His Royal Highness the Crown Prince holds an audience with the President of Estonia. The royal couple's program will be updated."