Fifth consecutive day with no positive Covid tests

Fifth consecutive day with no positive Covid tests
Yesterday’s 1,011 Covid-19 tests yielded no positive results, which means that no new cases have been registered since Friday
Two crew members from Russian trawler Yantarnyy (pictured) are currently being transferred from the National Hospital's intensive care unit to a Danish hospital for Covid-19 treatment
26.08.2020 - 13:50

There are currently 54 active Covid cases in the country.

This figure includes the 29 sailors on board Russian trawler Yantarnyy, which is docking at the Port of Kollafjørður, and two Slovakian footballers.

Two people are receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19. The two Russian sailors who were placed in intensive care on Sunday are currently being transferred to the National Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark.

128 people are now in quarantine.

For further information about Covid-19 in the Faroes, visit


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