From Iceland — COVID Roundup: Fifth Consecutive Day Without A Domestic Case

COVID Roundup: Fifth Consecutive Day Without A Domestic Case

Published February 26, 2021

Andie Sophia Fontaine
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No new domestic cases of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from The last recorded domestic case of the virus was on February 20th, with that person being in quarantine at the time.

Eight people are currently hospitalised with the virus, with none in intensive care. 17 people are currently in quarantine, with another 14 in isolation, down from yesterday. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 0.3, down from 1.4 yesterday, while incidence at border screening is now at 3.6, down from 4.6 yesterday.

12,564 people have so far been vaccinated against the coronavirus, with 7,029 vaccinations underway. The schedule of which demographics are getting the vaccine and when can be found here (available only in Icelandic for now).

More statistics and information can be found at or below.

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