Six new Covid cases since Thursday

25.07.2021 - 17:25
Six new Covid cases since Thursday
There are currently 70 active Covid-19 cases in the country

Five positive Covid tests were registered on Friday and one on Saturday.

Three people were infected domestically. One of these is linked to a known chain of infection, while the infection source of the other two remains unknown. One tested positive on arrival from abroad, one in a follow-up test three days after arrival and one four days after arrival.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 8, 8, 8, 9, 7, 5 and 1.

Two people are receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19, and 211 people are currently listed as being in quarantine.

According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated on Friday, 34,256 people (64.2 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 27,461 (50.5 percent) have received the second shot.

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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


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