Infected traveller has now recovered

07.07.2020 - 14:44
Infected traveller has now recovered
The traveller who tested Covid-19 positive after arriving at Vágar Airport on Saturday has now recovered
The Covid-19 testing station at Vágar Airport

A new test confirms that the traveller was infected with the coronavirus in mid-June, and that the virus is no longer active.

This means that all of the 188 total Covid-19 cases in the Faroes have recovered.

Saturday’s positive test was the first one registered in the country since 22 April.

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The 22 April test also came from a passenger arriving at the airport. The last domestic infection was registered on 6 April.

The first positive test came on 3 March, and the number of positive tests peaked on 16 March when 19 people tested positive for Covid-19.

A total of 16,887 tests have so far been carried out in the Faroes.


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Nýggjastu sendingar í ÚV
Nýggjastu sendingar í SV
Mikudag 5. august
Tíðindafundur og Dagur og vika
Hósdag 30. juli
Mikudag 29. juli
Upp á gólv
Mikudag 29. juli
Á ólavsøku 2:2
Mikudag 29. juli
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