Nine new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed domestically yesterday. Five of them were already in quarantine at the time of diagnosis.
There are currently 43 people in hospital, 2 of whom are in intensive care. This is down from yesterday’s number of 45 in hospital, with 2 in intensive care.
Seven people have been diagnosed at the border, and are awaiting the results of antibody tests.
There are 186 in isolation, down from 198 yesterday; and 246 in quarantine, compared to 220 yesterday.
The current incidence of domestic infections stands at 40.1 per 100,000, which is a slight increase from the 39.5 over the past two weeks. The border infection rate remains 11.5.
5,298 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the beginning of the epidemic, and 26 people have died.
More information about the epidemic can be found at Covid.is/data and below. Note that data offered in non-Icelandic languages may not be updated at the time of this writing.
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