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Equinor employee in North Sea tests positive for coronavirus

An offshore installation at oil field Martin Linge in the North Sea was hit with its first case of coronavirus, Equinor says in a statement on Wednesday.

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An employee on an oil installation at field Martin Linge in the North Sea has tested positive for coronavirus, Equinor informs in a statement Wednesday morning.

The oil company is in talks with Norwegian health authorities. The person in question arrived at the oil field on March 4 and has recently been to Austria. When the nation was listed as a high-risk country, the employee was placed under quarantine at the offshore installation. Another two people have been tested, but these results are not yet available.

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