Two new Covid cases

03.08.2021 - 13:55
Two new Covid cases
No signs yet of mass infection following last week’s ólavsøka festivities

Yesterday’s 2,191 Covid tests yielded two positive outcomes.

Both were infected domestically. One is linked to a known chain of infection, while the infection source of the other one has yet to be established.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 1, 2, 0, 1, 2, 0 and 2.

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There are currently 28 active Covid cases in the country. No-one is receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19, and 60 people are currently listed as being in quarantine.

According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 34,869 people (65.3 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 29,616 (55.5 percent) have received the second shot.

Register for vaccines

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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