Everyone can now visit in hospitals

05.08.2021 - 14:13
Everyone can now visit in hospitals
One new Covid case was registered yesterday

Non-vaccinated people are now allowed to visit hospital patients.

However, people who have recently arrived from abroad are required to present a negative Covid test result before entering a hospital.

One new Covid case

One positive result came out of yesterday’s 1,331 Covid tests.

The person tested positive on arrival from abroad.

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

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There are currently 20 active Covid cases in the country. No-one is receiving hospital treatment for Covid-19, and 51 people are currently listed as being in quarantine.

According to the latest vaccination figures on corona.fo, updated yesterday, 35,037 people (65.7 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 30,570 (57.3 percent) have received the second shot.

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Plenty of vaccine doses are available to everyone aged 12 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 corona.fo.

Read the Faroese version of this article here.. 

Translated by prosa.fo.

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