From Iceland — COVID Roundup: Two Domestic Cases Yesterday, Both In Quarantine At Diagnosis

COVID Roundup: Two Domestic Cases Yesterday, Both In Quarantine At Diagnosis

Published January 26, 2021

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Two new case of coronavirus was diagnosed domestically yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. Both were in quarantine at the time of diagnosis.

16 people are currently hospitalised with the virus, with none in intensive care. 53 people are currently in quarantine, with another 59 in isolation, continuing the declining trend that has now reached double digits. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 9.3, up slightly from 9.1 yesterday. Incidence at border screening is at 12.3, down from 15.0 yesterday, and continues to surpass the domestic incidence rate, although at a declining rate.

4,789 people have so far been vaccinated against the coronavirus, with 5,646 vaccinations underway.

More statistics and information can be found at covid.is or below.

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