Suðurstreymoy tops the corona statistics

31.03.2020 - 08:30
Suðurstreymoy tops the corona statistics
The Suðurstreymoy district has almost twice as many positive corona cases as Norðoyggjar, which is second on the list

The latest figures on location, age and gender of corona cases show that the Suðurstreymoy district, which includes Tórshavn, has the highest number of positive cases, with between 85 and 89.

Second on the list is Norðoyggjar, which includes Klaksvík, with 43 cases, followed by Eysturoy (19), Vágar (11) and Norðstreymoy (6). Figures below 3 are not announced on Sandoy and Suðuroy are not featured on this list.

Age and gender

The 20-29 age group features most prominently in the corona stats, with 36 cases. Next up is the 40-49 age group (32), followed by the 50-59s (30), the 10-19s (19), the 30-39s (18), the 60-69s (15), the 0-9s (10), the 70-79s (4) and the 80+ group (4).

The gender split of those infected is 54% women and 46% men.

These statistics, updated yesterday at 7:30pm, are published with a certain degree of lag.

Two new cases

The Chief Medical Officer announced two new cases this morning, which brings the total up to 169.

One more person has recovered since yesterday, bringing the total number of recoveries to 74. Subtracting this number from the 169 total brings number of active corona cases to 95.

Three corona positive persons are in hospital, none currently requiring intensive care. 

The official number of people in quarantine is now 396. A total of 4,065 tests have been carried out.

The daily number of new corona cases in the past week (from last Tuesday to this morning) has been as follows: 4, 8, 10, 5, 4, 9, 9 and 2. NB: The Chief Medical Officer announces the number of new corona cases every morning. This number is based on tests from the previous day. There are, however, instances where not all tests are fully analysed by the following morning. Results from these tests will be assigned to the day when the test is completed. This may lead to adjustments in the daily numbers after the morning announcement.

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