No corona patients have required intensive care

01.04.2020 - 08:13
No corona patients have required intensive care
Fewer than ten people have so far been hospitalised for corona treatment, and none have required intensive care

One person is currently receiving treatment at the National Hospital’s corona unit.

In total, fewer than ten corona patients have been hospitalised. They have all been discharged after a short period, and none of them have undergone intensive care, according to National Hospital COO Tummas í Garði.

Four people have tested positive since yesterday, bringing the total of corona positive people to 173.

Seventy-five people have recovered, which means the number of active corona cases is now 98.

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The daily number of new corona cases in the past week (from last Wednesday to this morning) has been as follows: 8, 10, 5, 4, 8, 2, 2, 4. 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 are assigned to the day when the test is completed. This may lead to adjustments in the daily numbers after the morning announcement.

The official number of people in quarantine is 374.

For more information about the corona situation in the Faroe Islands, visit


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