From Iceland — COVID Roundup: No New Cases Yesterday, Either

COVID Roundup: No New Cases Yesterday, Either

Published June 8, 2021

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No new domestic case of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. This marks the second day in a row without any domestic cases.

One person is currently hospitalised with the virus. 247 people are currently in quarantine, with another 48 in isolation. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 11.5, down from 11.7 yesterday, while incidence at border screening is now at 2.7, down from 3.8 yesterday.

101,713 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of June 7th. Note that “fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have passed since receiving both vaccinations. 86,496 vaccinations are underway, while 188,209 people have received at least the first dose.

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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