151 new domestic cases of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. 83 were outside quarantine at the time of diagnosis.
Of those diagnosed yesterday, 55 of them were unvaccinated. While vaccinations do not 100% prevent infection or transmission of the coronavirus, they do drastically reduce the severity of infection and chance of transmission.
The general public is advised to install the Rakning C-19 app if they have not done so already, and to update it if they already have. In addition, people are encouraged to continue to practice social distancing, masking up, frequent use of hand sanitiser, to avoid coming in contact with the immunocompromised, and to get themselves tested if they sense any symptoms of the virus.
18 people are currently hospitalised with the virus. 1,988 people are currently in quarantine, with another 1,388 in isolation. The 14-day incidence of infection per 100,000 people is now 414.5, while incidence at border screening is now at 4.6.
Bear in mind that there are new domestic restrictions and border restrictions now in effect.
254,691 people have so far been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of August 4th. Note that “fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have passed since receiving both vaccinations. 16,010 vaccinations are underway, while 270,701 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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