Another eight new Covid cases

20.07.2021 - 14:16
Another eight new Covid cases
There are currently 99 active Covid-19 cases in the country

Eight new Covid cases were registered yesterday, reports

Two were infected domestically and both are linked to known chains of infection. One tested positive on arrival from abroad, one in a follow-up test one day after arrival and four in follow-up tests four days after arrival.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 7, 7, 9, 8, 4, 8 and 8.

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No-one is receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19, and 597 people are currently listed as being in quarantine.

According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 33,951 people (63.6 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 26,473 (49.6 percent) have received the second shot.

Register for vaccinations Plenty of vaccine doses are available to everyone aged 16 and over. Click here to book your vaccination appointment.

Those requiring assistance with filling in the forms can call 304545 on weekdays between 2pm and 4pm. Questions can also be directed to the Corona hotline (304040), open Mondays-Thursdays 10am-3pm.


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

Read the Faroese version of this article here.

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