From Iceland — COVID Roundup: One Domestic Case Over The Weekend, In Quarantine At Diagnosis

COVID Roundup: One Domestic Case Over The Weekend, In Quarantine At Diagnosis

Published March 15, 2021

Andie Sophia Fontaine
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One new domestic case of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from This person was in quarantine at the time of diagnosis. There were no domestic cases on Saturday or Friday.

One person is currently hospitalised with the virus, with none in intensive care. 127 people are currently in quarantine, with another 20 in isolation, showing an increased number of people leaving quarantine. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 1.9, where it was at the end of last week, while incidence at border screening is now at 4.1, up from 3.5 last week.

12,888 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, with 21,283 vaccinations underway. 34,171 people have received at least the first dose.

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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