From Iceland — COVID Roundup: One New Domestic Case, In Quarantine At Diagnosis

COVID Roundup: One New Domestic Case, In Quarantine At Diagnosis

Published March 23, 2021

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One new domestic case of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. This person was in quarantine at the time of diagnosis.

One person is currently hospitalised with the virus. 435 people are currently in quarantine, with another 57 in isolation, following seven cases detected from Friday to Sunday—three of whom, on Sunday, were outside of quarantine at the time. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 3.0, while incidence at border screening is now at 11.7.

16,906 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, with 21,056 vaccinations underway. 37,962 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 covid.is or below.

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