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

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

Published May 12, 2021

Andie Sophia Fontaine
Photo by

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

Three people are currently hospitalised with the virus. 483 people are currently in quarantine, with another 75 in isolation. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 16.1, down from 17.7 yesterday, while incidence at border screening is now at 2.7, up from 2.5 yesterday.

62,276 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of May 12th. Note that “fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have passed since receiving both vaccinations. 82,499 vaccinations are underway. 144,745 people have received at least the first dose, while 198,421 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 or below.

Note: Due to the effect the Coronavirus is having on tourism in Iceland, it’s become increasingly difficult for the Grapevine to survive. If you enjoy our content and want to help the Grapevine’s journalists do things like eat and pay rent, please consider joining our High Five Club.

You can also check out our shop, loaded with books, apparel and other cool merch, that you can buy and have delivered right to your door.

Also you can get regular news from Iceland—including the latest notifications on eruptions, as soon as they happen—by signing up to our newsletter.

Support The Reykjavík Grapevine!
Buy subscriptions, t-shirts and more from our shop right here!

Show Me More!