From Iceland — COVID Roundup: Four New Domestic Cases, One Outside Quarantine

COVID Roundup: Four New Domestic Cases, One Outside Quarantine

Published May 20, 2021

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

Three people are currently hospitalised with the virus. 137 people are currently in quarantine, with another 50 in isolation. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 11.7, up from 11.2 yesterday, while incidence at border screening is now at 2.7, up from 2.5 yesterday.

73,205 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of May 19th. Note that “fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have passed since receiving both vaccinations. 82,853 vaccinations are underway. 156,058 people have received at least the first dose, while 220,021 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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