From Iceland — COVID Roundup: Twelfth Death In About Seven Months, Latest Numbers

COVID Roundup: Twelfth Death In About Seven Months, Latest Numbers

Published January 25, 2022

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We are sad to report that a man in his seventies who had the coronavirus passed away within the last 24 hours, according to the latest data from Landspítali.

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This marks the twelfth COVID-related death since late June, and the 45th death from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic in Iceland. As Landspítali details, most of those currently in hospital with the coronavirus are either under- or unvaccinated, while those who have had a booster vaccine comprise the smallest percentage of these admissions, or 14%.

Where daily numbers are concerned, there were 1,558 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday, plus an additional 55 at the border.

195 are in border screening quarantine, with 13,305 in domestic quarantine and 11,639 in isolation. There are currently 37 people in hospital with the coronavirus and four in intensive care.

285,667 people aged five and older have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of January 24th, comprising 80% of this age group, or 78% of the total population. 181,723 have also received booster shots.

Getting a booster shot is a very straightforward process, with no barcode required. More information on that can be found here. For your first and second vaccination, you can sign up here.

As always, be sure to abide the domestic restrictions and border regulations.

More information can be found at covid.is/data and, in Icelandic, below. Bear in mind that it may take some time for daily figures to be updated in languages other than Icelandic.

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