From Iceland — COVID Roundup: 50th Death From Coronavirus, Daily Numbers

COVID Roundup: 50th Death From Coronavirus, Daily Numbers

Published February 10, 2022

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A woman in her nineties passed away yesterday due to complications arising from COVID-19, Fréttablaðið reports. This marks the 50th death in Iceland to the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.

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Where daily numbers are concerned, there were 2,167 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday, 19% of whom were in quarantine at diagnosis. There were an additional 14 reported cases at the border.

201 are in border screening quarantine, with 9,619 in quarantine and 9,734 in isolation. There are currently 38 people in hospital with the coronavirus and three in intensive care.

286,252 people aged five and older have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of February 9th, comprising 81% of this age group, or 78% of the total population. 199,808 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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