Five new Covid cases

09.06.2021 - 12:16
Five new Covid cases
There are currently 40 active Covid-19 cases in the country

Yesterday’s round of 845 Covid tests yielded five positive outcomes, reports

All five are linked to a known chain of infection.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 2, 8, 8, 2, 1, 3 and 5.

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No-one is receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19, and 255 people are currently listed as being in quarantine.

According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 23,142 people (43.5 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 14,203 (26.7 percent) have received the second shot.

Extended testing schedule in Tórshavn

The Hospital Service is extending its testing hours at Tórshavn’s ferry terminal. Testing schedules in Klaksvík and Suðuroy are unchanged.

The revised schedule at Tórshavn ferry terminal is as follows:

Mondays: 5pm-6pm

Tuesdays: 8pm-9pm

Wednesdays: 10am-11am (12noon)

Thursdays: 5pm-6pm (7pm)

Fridays: 7.30pm-8.30pm

Saturdays: 4.30pm-5.30pm

Sundays: 2pm-4pm.

These times are subject to further change according to demand. Updated times are available on the booking site.


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

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