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On March 15, the Norwegian government closed the border to foreign nationals who did not have a residence permit in Norway, according to the U.S. Embassy in Norway. The Norwegian Directorate of Health has strongly encouraged citizens to avoid leisure travel, domestic and international journeys that are not strictly necessary and public transportation. On March 12, the Norwegian Directorate of Health said that regardless of whether they have symptoms or not, anyone coming into Norway from outside Nordic countries should be quarantined at home for two weeks from their arrival. The measure is set to last through March 26. On March 13, the municipality for Oslo, the nation’s capital, said on its website that “foreign travelers from countries outside the Nordics arriving at Oslo airport will have to return home,” Reuters reported.