From Iceland — COVID Roundup: Two New Cases This Weekend, All In Quarantine

COVID Roundup: Two New Cases This Weekend, All In Quarantine

Published February 8, 2021

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One new case of coronavirus was diagnosed domestically yesterday, with another new case on Saturday and none on Friday, according to the latest data from covid.is. Both cases were from people who were in quarantine at the time of diagnosis.

13 people are currently hospitalised with the virus, with none in intensive care. 21 people are currently in quarantine, with another 28 in isolation, down from last week. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 3.3, down slightly from 3.8 last week, while incidence at border screening is at 6.0, down from 7.1 last week.

4,856 people have so far been vaccinated against the coronavirus, with 7,945 vaccinations underway.

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

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