Fourteen new Covid cases

06.01.2021 - 16:50
Fourteen new Covid cases
The Czech national handball squad, which has now returned home, accounted for eight of yesterday’s positive tests

Yesterday’s round of 1,854 Covid tests yielded 14 positive outcomes.

Nine of these 14 tested positive on arrival from abroad.

Eight of the nine positive tests taken at Vágar Aiport came from the Czech national handball squad, which travelled to the Faroes to play the Faroese national team. The game, scheduled for tonight, has been cancelled, and the Czech squad has now left the country.

The other five cases are linked to a known chain of infection in the Faroes.

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The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 5, 0, 4, 6, 2, 4 and 14.

There are currently 61 active Covid cases in the country. One person is receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19, and the latest figures show that 136 people are in quarantine.

Yesterday saw the first Covid-19 fatality in the Faroes.

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


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