From Iceland — COVID Roundup: Hospitalisations Increase Further, Daily Numbers

COVID Roundup: Hospitalisations Increase Further, Daily Numbers

Published February 8, 2022

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Following yesterday’s news that hospitalisations due to the coronavirus have increased, that trend continues, as Landspítali hospital reports there are now 35 in hospital, with one in intensive care.

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Where daily numbers are concerned, there were 1,294 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday, 33% of whom were in quarantine at diagnosis. There were an additional 53 reported cases at the border.

148 are in border screening quarantine, with 8,342 in quarantine and 11,111 in isolation. There are currently 35 people in hospital with the coronavirus and one in intensive care.

282,084 people aged five and older have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of February 2nd, comprising 79% of this age group, or 76% of the total population. 198,242 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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