Landspítali has declared a state of emergency for the first time due to a widespread cluster infection. At the same time, a bombshell statement was released that said that sailors who tested positive for COVID-19 were still made to work at sea. Also on this newscast: The Icelandic national team and the Minister of Education publicly supported a bullied child and are now looking to combat that in Icelandic schools.
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