UiA and the municipal medical officers in Kristiansand and Grimstad are asking students and staff to make an extra effort to avoid lockdown due to the new coronavirus variant.
The mutated coronavirus that emerged in the UK is spreading and getting closer. Should it enter our university, tighter restrictions will likely be imposed. If we all make an effort, and with some luck, we can prevent its spread.
The mutant coronavirus strain is more transmissible than the original strain. The UK variant beats the others in terms of transmission and spreads faster.
“If everybody observes the guidelines we can keep our campuses open a while longer”, says leader of the operational preparedness group Jan Egil Heinecke.
UiA’s main priorities are: