From Iceland — COVID Roundup: 136 Domestic Cases Yesterday, Most Outside Quarantine At Diagnosis

COVID Roundup: 136 Domestic Cases Yesterday, Most Outside Quarantine At Diagnosis

Published December 2, 2021

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There were 136 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday, plus an additional three at the border. Of yesterday’s domestic cases, 63 were outside quarantine at diagnosis. Seven were found to be infected at border screening.

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171 are in border screening quarantine, with 1,772 in domestic quarantine and 1,566 in isolation. 22 are currently in hospital with the virus, with three in intensive care.

All this being the case, the domestic 14-day incidence per 100,000 inhabitants is 502.9, and the 14-day incidence at the border per 100,000 inhabitants is 28.4.

281,192 have been vaccinated against the coronavirus as of December 1st, comprising 90% of those aged 12 and older. 136,991 have also received booster shots.

Capital area health clinics report that the booster shot drive is now officially underway, and will be held at Laugardalshöll. Those who were first vaccinated in the spring, those aged 60 and older, and those with pre-existing conditions will be the first to get their booster shots, using the Pfizer vaccine. Furthermore, those aged 16 and older who had their second vaccine shot six months ago or longer may also come to the location on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 to 15:00.

As always, be sure to abide the domestic restrictions and border regulations. As reported, the Omicron variant has been detected in Iceland, so these regulations are subject to change.

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

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