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

COVID Roundup: Four New Domestic Cases, One In Quarantine At Diagnosis

Published April 16, 2021

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Four new domestic cases of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. Only one was in quarantine at the time of diagnosis.

Two people are currently hospitalised with the virus. 165 people are currently in quarantine, with another 73 in isolation. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 12.5, up from 12.3 yesterday, while incidence at border screening is now at 7.1, up from 6.5 yesterday.

28,614 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of April 16th. Note that “fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have passed since receiving both vaccinations. 41,444 vaccinations are underway. 70,058 people have received at least the first dose, while 98,672 have received both shots.

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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