From Iceland — COVID Roundup: Five New Domestic Cases, One Outside Quarantine At Diagnosis

COVID Roundup: Five New Domestic Cases, One Outside Quarantine At Diagnosis

Published May 7, 2021

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Five new domestic cases of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. One of these people was in quarantine at diagnosis.

Five people are currently hospitalised with the virus. 248 people are currently in quarantine, with another 130 in isolation. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 28.4, down from 29.7 yesterday, while incidence at border screening is now at 3.3, up from 3.0 yesterday.

53,658 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of May 7th. Note that “fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have passed since receiving both vaccinations. 84,919 vaccinations are underway. 138,577 people have received at least the first dose, while 184,304 have received both shots.

The schedule of which demographics are getting the vaccine and when can be found here.

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

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